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Head of a Priest
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Head of a Priest


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This head is carved in the round. The priest's head is shaven with a flat top. His ears are broken off, and traces are polished away. His nose, mouth, and chin are restored.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Number] On old label: 29; [Inscription] On old label: Upper Egypt
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Period
664-525 BC (Late Period; Saite)
Medium
gray granite
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
22.358
Measurements
H: 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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