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Hood Museum of Art
Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH 03755
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Objects Conserved

July 1, 2008-June 30, 2009

The following objects were conserved at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York.

1. Africa, Egypt
Male figure, 2500-2400 BCE
Stone
25.0 x 20.8 x 12.5 cm
Bequest of Emily Howe Hitchcock, Class of 1872HW; 12.2.515

2. Africa, Egypt
Vessel, XIX Dynasty
Alabaster
14.3 x12.6 cm
Bequest of Emily Howe Hitchcock, Class of 1872HW; 12.2.521

3. Africa, Egypt
Jar
Lithic
12.3 x 10.5 cm
Bequest of Emily Howe Hitchcock, Class of 1872HW; 12.2.552

4. Africa, Egypt
Jug
Terracotta, slip
14.2 x 6.9 x 7.8 cm
Museum purchase; 39.64.6645

5. Africa, Egypt
Jar
Terracotta, paint
20.0 x 16.1 cm
Museum purchase; 39.64.6685

6. Africa, Egypt
Fragment of a carved human face, collected 1920s
Granite, painted black around eyes, pupils, and eyebrow
18 x 11.8 x 13.5 cm
Museum purchase; 39.64.6721

7. Africa, Egypt
Lion’s head (Sekhmet), New Kingdom, about 1559-1085 BCE
Stone
33.0 x 35.0 cm
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Winfield Smith, Class of 1918; S.975.6

8. Africa, Egypt
Mummy shroud, New Kingdom
Linen and paint
48.0 x 20.0 cm
Museum purchase; 39.64.6623

9. Africa, Egypt
Scarab, XVIII Dynasty
Painted terracotta
5.5 x 3.3 cm
Bequest of Emily Howe Hitchcock, Class of 1872HW; 12.2.501

The following objects were conserved at the Williamstown Art Conservation Center, Williamstown, Massachusetts.

10. Ouattara Watts, Ivory Coast, born 1957
The Ten Initiates No. 3, 1991
Pastel and collage with mirror on paper
90 1/2 x 44 1/2 in.
Gift of Larry Sanitsky; 2007.87

11. Isabel Bishop, American, 1902-1988
Reaching for Coat Sleeve, 1943
Etching on wove paper
Plate: 6 x 4 in. (15.1 x 10.2 cm); sheet, irregular: 9 5/8 x 6 1/16 in. (24.3 x 15.4 cm)
Purchased through a gift from the Estate of Russell Cowles, Class of 1909 and the Mrs. Harvey P. Hood W’18 Fund; PR.984.35.3

Sections of the Orozco mural were cleaned and in-painted onsite in Baker Library by staff from the Williamstown Art Conservation Center, Williamstown, Massachusetts.

12. Jose Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883-1949
The Epic of American Civilization (24 panels), 1932-34
Fresco
Commissioned by the Trustees of Dartmouth College; P.934.13.1-24

Last Updated: 11/23/09