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Falcon-headed, Mummifed Cat
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Falcon-headed, Mummifed Cat


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description This pendant is carved into the shape of a mummified falcon-headed god who wears a heavy wig and double crown. It is perforated through the shoulders.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
11/01/1978Examinationexamined for exhibition
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date of acquisition unknown], by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Period
11th-4th century BC (?)
Medium
hippopotumus ivory
(Ivory & Bone)
Accession Number
71.556
Measurements
H: 1 3/8 x W: 3/8 x D: 1/4 in. (3.54 x 0.97 x 0.6 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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