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Male Head with Crown of Upper Egypt
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Male Head with Crown of Upper Egypt


Description Provenance Credit
Description This head is broken at the neck, which is sculpted to incline forward. The figure has blue eyes with white and black. There is gilt on the right side of the face and white sizing for the gilt on the entire surface. There is a vertical hole in the chin, possibly for a beard. There is a hole above the center of the forehead for a snake.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquistion unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1930, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1930

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Period
1550-1069 BC (New Kingdom)
Medium
wood with gilt and enamel inlay
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
22.232
Measurements
H: 2 1/16 x W: 5/8 x D: 13/16 in. (5.2 x 1.59 x 2 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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