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Model with a King, Ear, and Head of Ram
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Model with a King, Ear, and Head of Ram


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This model depicts a king in profile to the left. He holds a jar in each hand. The front is carved in relief. The back is in sunk relief, and depicts an ear and the head of a ram. The corner of this piece has broken off, and the authenticity of the piece has been questioned.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisiton unknown] [claimed from Sakkara]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1923 [mode of acquistion unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Number] On old label: D.K. 2883 KX 994; [Number] On old label: 1035
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1923

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Period
ca. 746-335 BC (Late Period)
Medium
limestone
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
22.266
Measurements
L: 8 9/16 in. (21.7 cm)
Geography
  • Egypt, Saqqara (Place of Discovery)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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