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Model with a King, Lion and Ear
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Model with a King, Lion and Ear


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Description The front of this model is carved in low relief and depicts a king in profile to the left. He has a jar in each hand. The back is carved in sunk relief and depicts a lion and an ear. The piece has three corners broken off, and its authenticity is questioned.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [claimed from Sakkara]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1923 [mode of acquisiton unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1923

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Period
ca. 746-335 BC (Late Period)
Medium
limestone
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
22.269
Measurements
L: 8 3/8 in. (21.2 cm)
Geography
  • Egypt, Saqqara (Place of Discovery)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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