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  • A Worshipper Kneeling Before the God Anubis · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    and the right hand is clenched into a fist with the thumb protruding The proper left arm is raised and bent at the elbow and there is a drilled hole in the hand for the insertion of an object Earlier photographs of this piece in Darresy s Statues de Divinités show that the missing object was a was scepter He wears a tripartite wig shendyt kilt with deep pleats and a striated belt A broad collar armlets and bracelets are incised and gilded Anklets are suggested by the gilding around the ankles but they are not incised The musculature of the limbs and the torso is clearly defined The ears of the god are large and the inner detailing has been carefully modeled The muzzle comes to a delicate point accentuating the skillfully modeled eyes sweeping brows nose and mouth There are two cobras at the feet of the deity facing the worshipper The proper right cobra wears the Red Crown of Lower Egypt and the left cobra wears the White Crown of Upper Egypt The head of the left cobra is raised slightly higher than that of the right A worshipper kneels before the god with his back against an inscribed pillar which is pyramidal at the top He kneels with both knees down on a flat rectangular base which is attached to the larger main base below He extends his hands to the god palms down He wears a shendyt kilt but the pleats are not carved with the same precision that is seen on the kilt of the god The bent knees are squared off unnaturally and the legs blend together below the kilt He has an inscribed broad collar He also wears a skull cap the front line of which is clearly marked across his brow The face is round with full cheeks and no definition of the chin The ears are large and set high The eyes are natural and do not have cosmetic brows The nose is straight and the mouth is small with slightly pursed lips The overall surface of the worshipper is pitted whereas the figure of Anubis has a high polish Conservation The bronze casting was examined for condition before possible loan Areas of suspected activity were treated with benzotriazole in ethanol Textile fragments and pseudomorphs in the copper corrosion were found near the rear of the base and under Anubis s base Looking through the small holes in the base caused by corrosion during burial a small bundle wrapped in textiles probably linen was found Study is under way to see if we can determine what if anything is wrapped inside the textiles Date Description Narrative 9 17 1959 Treatment cleaned 8 06 1998 Examination survey 12 09 2011 Treatment Examined for condition stabilized technical study Exhibitions Egypt s Mysterious Book of the Faiyum The Walters Art Museum Baltimore 2013 2014 Die Entstehung der Welt Ägyptens letzter Schöpfungsmythos The Origin of the World Egypt s Last Creation Myth Roemer und

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  • Acrobat Poised on Hands · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    bronze acrobat is missing his left hand right hand and right forearm Conservation Date Description Narrative 10 13 1972 Examination examined for condition Provenance William T Henry Walters Collection Baltimore date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by William T or Henry Walters Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook

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  • Aegis with the Head of Sekhmet · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    collar Such a combination was not only used as decoration but also as a ritual instrument by holding the menat in the hand and rattling the beads of the collar The three dimensional depiction of wesekh and menat combined with a divine head became an important symbol The head of a feline goddess atop this model collar indicates that it is intended as a personification of her powers conveying in its decoration the ability of the lioness both to protect and to nourish the king Her dual nature is evoked by her stern and watchful face on the front side and by her representation as a mother suckling a young prince on the reverse This precious object may have been produced for someone of the royal family Conservation The aegis is made from hammered gold sheet The edges of the gold sheet are cut using a chisel The head and disk are raised and the halves soldered together The head is filled with a bulked unidentified resin The resin is yellow in color The bulking agent is probably calcite Date Description Narrative 10 08 1974 Treatment cleaned 7 10 1979 Examination examined for condition 2 23 2012 Examination Examined for loan Exhibitions Jewelry Ancient to Modern The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1979 1980 Mistress of House Mistress of Heaven Women in Ancient Egypt Cincinnati Art Museum Cincinnati Brooklyn Museum Brooklyn 1996 1997 Highlights from the Collection The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1998 2001 Chefs d oeuvre des derniers pharaons Musée Jacquemart André Paris 2012 Egypt s Mysterious Book of the Faiyum The Walters Art Museum Baltimore 2013 2014 Die Entstehung der Welt Ägyptens letzter Schöpfungsmythos The Origin of the World Egypt s Last Creation Myth Roemer und Pelizaeus Museum Hildesheim Kunsthalle Leoben Leoben 2014 2015 Provenance Henry Walters Baltimore 1924

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  • Allegorical Group of Triumphant Ptolemy · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    triumphant king is inspired by a traditional Egyptian theme but the naturalistic rendering of the bodies shows Greek influence The interlocking figures and the pyramidal silhouette are distinctly Hellenistic Conservation Date Description Narrative 1 26 1976 Treatment cleaned 3 08 1982 Loan Consideration examined for loan 5 05 1988 Treatment cleaned loss compensation 8 21 1989 Examination examined for condition 8 22 1989 Treatment repaired 3 08 1994 Loan Consideration examined for loan 3 11 2004 Loan Consideration examined for loan 10 14 2005 Treatment stabilized Exhibitions From Alexander to Cleopatra Greek Art of the Hellenistic Age The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1988 1989 Hellenistic Bronze Exchange with Staatliche Museen zu Berlin Preussischer Kulturbesitz Staatliche Museen zu Berlin Preussischer Kulturbesitz Berlin 1995 1996 Ägypten Griechenland Rom Abwehr und Berührung Staedtische Galerie Liebieghaus Frankfurt am Main 2005 2006 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 From Kharbia Lower Egypt Dikran Kelekian New York and Paris date and mode of acquisition unknown Henry Walters Baltimore 1910 1915 by purchase Walters Art

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  • Amphora with Cover · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Exhibitions Egypt s Golden Age The Art of Living in the New Kingdom 1558 1085 B C Museum of Fine Arts Boston Boston Houston Museum of Natural Science Houston The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1982 1983 Provenance Dikran Kelekian Paris and New York Henry Walters Baltimore 1914 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters 1914 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share

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  • Amulet · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    s lap A loop protruding from the shoulders is also broken off Conservation Date Description Narrative 10 08 1974 Treatment cleaned 10 19 1978 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 Collection of Lord Carmichael of Skirling a few miles north of Biggar Scotland date and mode of acquisition unknown Antiquities of the Collection of the Late Lord Carmichael of Skirling Sale Sotheby and Company London June 9 1926 lot 235 Dikran Kelekian New York and Paris 1926 by purchase Henry Walters Baltimore 1926 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit

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  • Amulet of Horus the Child · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    lapis lazuli A perforation runs from the top of the head to the back of the skull Conservation Date Description Narrative 10 08 1974 Treatment cleaned 10 19 1978 Examination examined for condition Exhibitions Jewelry Ancient to Modern The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1979 1980 Provenance Dikran Kelekian Paris and New York date and mode of acquisition unknown Henry Walters Baltimore 1912 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest

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  • Amulet of Horus the Child · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    made of light blue faience pierced through the back pillar Conservation Date Description Narrative 7 23 1959 Treatment cleaned Exhibitions Jewelry Ancient to Modern The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1979 1980 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 Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect

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