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Head of a King
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Head of a King


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Description The king wears a war helmet with a bronze uraeus at the front. The eyes are inlaid with black and white enamel. The helmet is cemented to the head, it may not be original. The beard is missing.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
7/25/1979Examinationexamined for condition
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1913 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1913

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Period
1550-1069 BC (New Kingdom)
Medium
cast bronze, enamel inlay, faience
(Metal)
Accession Number
54.391
Measurements
H: 5 15/16 in. (15.1 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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