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Culture Egyptian
Title Jackal
Date 300–1 BCE BCE
Medium Glass
Dimensions Object: 1 1/2 × 2 in. (3.8 × 5.1 cm)
Overall: 1 1/2 × 2 in. (3.8 × 5.1 cm)
Credit Line William Lowe Bryan Memorial, Eskenazi Museum of Art, Indiana University
Accession Number 58.7

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1958, Indiana University Art Museum purchase from The Metropolitan Museum of Art [1] with funds from the William Lowe Bryan Memorial [2]

1910, Gift to The Metropolitan Museum of Art from Miss Helen Miller Gould, New York, NY

? –1910, Collection of Miss Helen Miller Gould, New York, NY [3]


[1] The Metropolitan Museum of Art had a large sale of deaccessioned art from its Egyptian collection.

[2] William Lowe Bryan (1860-1955) was President of Indiana University from 1902-1937. After his death, a memorial fund was established in his honor; this fund supported the purchase of art for the Indiana University Art Museum.

[3] Helen Miller Gould Shepard (1868-1938) was the daughter of New York businessman Jay Gould and Helen Day Miller Gould. She was an art collector and well-known philanthropist.

Provenance research is ongoing for this and many other items in the Eskenazi Museum of Art permanent collection. For more information about the provenance of this artwork, please contact the department curator with specific questions.

May 10–June 26, 1988, "Photo-collage," University of Michigan Museum of Art, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

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