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Mold for a Heron Plaque
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Mold for a Heron Plaque


Description Conservation Provenance Credit
Description This mold depicts a heron, a bird associated with the sun, the annual flooding of the Nile, and the afterlife.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
7/24/1972Treatmentcleaned; stabilized
7/24/1973Treatmentstabilized; cleaned; coated
9/16/1998Examinationsurvey
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris; Henry Walters, Baltimore, [date of acquisition unknown] by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Creator
Period
2nd-1st century BC (Ptolemaic)
Medium
limestone
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
22.284
Measurements
4 1/16 x 4 1/16 x 1 1/4 in. (10.3 x 10.3 x 3.2 cm)
Geography
  • Egypt (Place of Discovery)

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