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Model of a Bust of a King
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Model of a Bust of a King


Description Conservation Provenance Credit
Description This model has been carved in the round. It depicts a King wearing a wig with a uraeus. There are squares drawn on the bottom, sides, and back. The corners of the wig are broken off. The King's left ear is glued on and had been broken off. The eyes are painted.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
8/24/1972Treatmentcleaned
8/24/1972Treatmentcleaned; stabilized; coated
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisiton unknown] [as from Dendera]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1912, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1912

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Period
664-525 BCE (?) (Late Period; Saite (?))
Medium
limestone with paint
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
22.289
Measurements
H: 6 11/16 × W: 5 13/16 × Max D: 2 5/8 in. (17 × 14.7 × 6.7 cm)
Geography
  • Egypt, Dendera (Place of Discovery)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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