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  • Aryballos with a Lion · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Facing to the right on this small aryballos is a lion in profile its mouth open wide surrounded by rosettes of different sizes The lion s facial features mane and musculature are enhanced by extensive incised details Aryballoi were used by athletes to hold oil that was rubbed onto the body before exercise or competition Miller 2004 14 15 They often appear hanging by a small strap from athlete s wrist in gymnasium scenes In addition to this practical function they were also a popular grave good and would have been a suitable votive offering in a hero sanctuary Payne 1931 290E Conservation Date Description Narrative 10 25 2005 Treatment cleaned 9 22 2009 Treatment coated Exhibitions In Search of Ancient Treasure 40 Years of Collecting The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1978 Heroes Mortals and Myths in Ancient Greece The Walters Art Museum Baltimore Frist Center for the Visual Arts Nashville San Diego Museum Of Art San Diego Alexander S Onassis Public Benefit Foundation USA New York 2009 2011 Provenance E S David date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1957 by purchase Credit Museum purchase 1957 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/19507/aryballos-with-a-lion/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Askos in the Form of a Duck · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Next Explore Object Creative Commons License Askos in the Form of a Duck Provenance Credit Provenance Don Marcello Massarenti Collection Rome date and mode of acquisition unknown Henry Walters Baltimore 1902 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters with the Massarenti Collection 1902 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/39794/askos-in-the-form-of-a-duck/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Assemblage from a Warrior's Burial · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    cast with beaded and incised edges is of a type possibly developed in the Peloponnese in the 7th century BC and later used in Illyria a region northwest of Greece and other foreign lands The other objects are made of hammered sheet gold Provenance Tomb in Chalkidike Northern Greece Hesperia Art Philadelphia Walters Art Museum 1964 by purchase Credit Museum purchase with funds provided by the S A P Fund

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  • Assemblage from a Warrior's Burial · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    of the gold suggests that the objects adorned a body that was cremated on a funeral pyre and then reassembled and placed in a secondary burial The mask is slit along the ridge and bottom of the nose the five pairs of holes along the opening allow for the attachment of the separate nosepiece The band is stamped with a double guilloche pattern The plaque is diamond in shape stamped with patterns including a rosette at the center The ring with a convex top is crudely made typical of adornments that were fashioned solely for burial Provenance Tomb in Chalkidike Northern Greece Hesperia Art Philadelphia Walters Art Museum 1964 by purchase Credit Museum purchase with funds provided by the S A P Fund 1964 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your own collections Creator Greek Artist Period 6th century BC Archaic Medium folded sheet gold Accession Number VO 106 57 1944 57 1945 57 1946 57 1947 Measurements mask 6 3 4 x 5 15 16 x 1 3 8 in 17 2 x 15 15 x 3 5 cm nose 3 13 16

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  • Athena · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Conservation Date Description Narrative 6 26 1961 Treatment cleaned 7 06 1970 Treatment cleaned 1 01 1992 Technical Report x ray diffraction other Provenance Don Marcello Massarenti Collection Rome date and mode of acquisition unknown no 44 Henry Walters Baltimore 1902 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters with the Massarenti Collection 1902 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/4402/athena/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Athena · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Jewelry from the Walters Art Museum Frist Center for the Visual Arts Nashville The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Sarasota The Walters Art Museum Baltimore 2006 2009 Things With Wings Mythological Figures in Ancient Greek Art Ward Museum Salisbury 2009 Provenance Henry Walters Baltimore date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters Download Image Add to Collection Share on

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/22103/athena-3/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Athena · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    type Conservation Date Description Narrative 12 03 1982 Examination examined for condition 12 08 1982 Examination examined for loan Exhibitions The Arts of Man Dallas Museum of Art Dallas 1962 Provenance Forman Collection date and mode of acquisition unknown Forman Collection Sale 1899 no 86 Henry Walters Baltimore date of acquisition unknown by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters Download Image Add to Collection

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/26496/athena-7/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Athena · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Description Narrative 6 07 1957 Treatment cleaned 12 22 1960 Treatment examined for exhibition cleaned Provenance Dikran Kelekian New York and Paris date and mode of acquisition unknown Henry Walters Baltimore 1912 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters 1912 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your own

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/36405/athena-5/ (2016-02-18)
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