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Anonymous (Egypt)
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Ba Bird
English: The "ba," depicted as a human-headed falcon, was a spiritual aspect of one's personality.
Date 3rd century BC
date QS:P571,-250-00-00T00:00:00Z/7
(early Ptolemaic)
Medium gold, stone inlay
Dimensions Height: 2.6 cm (1 ″); Width: 5.7 cm (2.2 ″); Depth: 0.1 cm (0 ″)
dimensions QS:P2048,2.6U174728;P2049,5.78U174728;P5524,0.14U174728
institution QS:P195,Q210081
Accession number
Place of creation Egypt
Object history
  • Khawam Brothers, Cairo [date and mode of acquisition unknown]
  • : purchased by Henry Walters, Baltimore
  • : bequeathed to Walters Art Museum by Henry Walters
Exhibition history Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Credit line Acquired by Henry Walters, 1929
Source Walters Art Museum: Home page  Info about artwork
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