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Head of Amun-Re
Anonymous (Egypt)Unknown author
Head of Amun-Re
English: This head belonged to a small statue of the god Amen-Re, identified by his tall feather crown with sun disk. The statue's back pillar contains the inscriptions "Amen-Re, King of the Gods," as well as "Nefer-ka-Re," which was the Egyptian throne name of the Kushite king Shabaqo.
Date between 715 and 664 BC (Third Intermediate)
Medium Egyptian faience with green glaze
Dimensions Height: 1.6 cm (0.6 in); Width: 0.4 cm (0.1 in); Depth: 0.4 cm (0.1 in)
dimensions QS:P2048,1.68U174728;P2049,0.44U174728;P5524,0.46U174728
institution QS:P195,Q210081
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Place of creation Egypt
Object history
  • Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]
  • Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1930 [mode of acquisition unknown]
  • : bequeathed to Walters Art Museum by Henry Walters
Credit line Acquired by Henry Walters, 1930
Source Walters Art Museum: Nuvola filesystems folder home.svg Home page Information icon.svg Info about artwork
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