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Bust of an Old Man
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Bust of an Old Man


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Description The flesh folds around the mouth, the pockets beneath the eyes, the sharply furrowed brow, and the downward turn of the mouth impart a sense of emotion and experience to this sculpture. Indeed, the expression is almost fierce.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
9/19/1987Loan Considerationexamined for loan
10/20/1998Examinationsurvey
7/22/1999Treatmentcleaned; coated; loss compensation
Exhibitions
  • Through Ancient Eyes: Portraiture in Ancient Egypt. Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham. 1988.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1925, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1925

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Period
ca. 660-650 BCE (Late Period)
Medium
graywacke
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
22.145
Measurements
7 1/2 x 4 1/16 x 2 11/16 in. (19 x 10.3 x 6.9 cm)
Geography
  • Egypt, Faiyum (Place of Discovery)

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