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  • Boundary Stone · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    a text recording royal grants of land and tax exemption to an individual While the original was housed in the temple a copy of the document was kept at the site of the land in question This example was found at the temple of Esagila the primary sanctuary of the god Marduk The king Marduk nadin ahe is depicted with his left hand raised in front of his face he wears the tall Babylonian feathered crown and an elaborately decorated garment with a honeycomb pattern On the top are a sun disk star crescent moon and scorpion representing deities who witnessed the land grant and tax exemption A snake dragon deity emerges from a row of altars shaped like temple façades along the back Conservation Date Description Narrative 2 12 1964 Examination examined for exhibition Exhibitions Thou Shalt Have No Other Gods Before Me The Jewish Museum New York 1964 The Taste of Maryland Art Collecting in Maryland 1800 1934 The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1984 Provenance Dikran Kelekian Paris and New York Henry Walters Baltimore 1922 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Inscriptions Inscription On reverse Credit Acquired by Henry Walters 1922 Download Image Add to Collection

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  • Bowl with Hunting Scene · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    lion They are surrounded by a ring of flying ducks and prancing horses In the next ring archers on foot and mounted spearmen advance among trees behind a chariot The design which may represent a hunting expedition is encircled by a serpent with patterned skin The clothing and hairstyle of the figures is Egyptian while the subject matter of the central scene is a common Mesopotamian theme of combat between man and beast Phoenician artists frequently adapted the styles of neighboring cultures Conservation Date Description Narrative 1 01 1938 Examination examined for condition 9 28 1967 Treatment cleaned coated 10 20 1967 Treatment cleaned 3 26 1968 Treatment cleaned coated other 2 04 1976 Examination technical study 1 18 1985 Treatment cleaned 11 15 2000 Treatment cleaned 11 28 2000 Treatment cleaned 2 12 2009 Treatment cleaned coated Exhibitions Breath of Heaven Breath of Earth Ancient Near Eastern Art from American Collections Hallie Ford Museum of Art Willamette University Salem 2013 Provenance Barberini Collection Contessa Menafiglio according to Seligmann Arnold Seligmann date and mode of acquisition unknown Henry Walters Baltimore 1925 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters 1925 Download Image Add to Collection

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/32063/bowl-with-hunting-scene/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Bowl with Two Horizontal Grooves · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Object Creative Commons License Bowl with Two Horizontal Grooves Provenance Credit Provenance Mrs Edward L Brewster Towson Maryland date and mode of acquistion unknown Walters Art Museum 1993 by gift Credit Gift of Mrs Edward L Brewster in memory of Edward L Brewster 1993 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 Creators

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  • Bracelet · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    the shape of lion heads Recessed triangles over the snout and between the ears presumably held inlays The underside of the head is hollow This feature as well as the mint condition of the piece and the presence of zinc in the metal cast doubt on the authenticity Conservation Date Description Narrative 4 18 1960 Treatment coated 2 22 1979 Examination examined for condition Exhibitions Jewelry Ancient to Modern The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1979 1980 Objects of Adornment Five Thousand Years of Jewelry from the Walters Art Gallery Baltimore Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum New York Chrysler Museum of Art Norfolk Carnegie Museum of Art Pittsburgh San Antonio Museum of Art San Antonio Philbrook Museum of Art Tulsa Honolulu Academy of Arts Honolulu New Orleans Museum of Art New Orleans Milwaukee Art Museum Milwaukee Minneapolis Institute of Arts Minneapolis Toledo Museum of Art Toledo The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Sarasota 1984 1987 Jewelry from the Walters Art Museum and the Zucker Family Collection The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1987 Provenance Dikran Kelekian New York and Paris said to be from Nehavend Persia Henry Walters Baltimore 1931 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/29079/bracelet-15/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Bracelet with Lion Heads · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    01 1972 Treatment cleaned other 3 06 1979 Treatment cleaned coated 3 06 1979 Examination examined for condition 3 10 1979 Examination examined for condition Exhibitions In Search of Ancient Treasure 40 Years of Collecting The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1978 Jewelry Ancient to Modern The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1979 1980 Provenance E S David New York Walters Art Museum 1953 by purchase Credit Museum purchase 1955 Download Image

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/32343/bracelet-with-lion-heads/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Brazier with Floral Capital · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    The Phoenicians were seafaring traders who traveled throughout the Mediterranean Similar braziers are illustrated in Assyrian reliefs and have been found as far west as Spain Conservation Date Description Narrative 6 27 1974 Treatment cleaned Exhibitions In Search of Ancient Treasure 40 Years of Collecting The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1978 Provenance Saidie A May Baltimore given to Walters Art Museum 1945 Credit Gift of Mrs Saidie A May 1945

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/29605/brazier-with-floral-capital/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Bull · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    is indicated by an incised ridge There are holes for the attachment of the horn and the ear The back of the piece is flat It is deeply grooved for attachment Conservation Date Description Narrative 5 28 1962 Treatment cleaned 1 09 1968 Treatment repaired 9 01 1969 Treatment repaired Provenance Old numbers 4400 and 9 90 UG William T Henry Walters Collection Baltimore date and mode of acquisition unknown

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/28152/bull-3/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Bull Amulet · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Empire University Art Museum University of Texas at Austin Austin The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1978 Jewelry Ancient to Modern The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1979 1980 Provenance Dikran Kelekian Paris and New York 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

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/32829/bull-amulet/ (2016-02-18)
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