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Arm for inlaid relief

Glass; Indian-red; polished; good condition; lower side incrusted and rough. Goes with 72.4624-7?


By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection,Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty), 305–30 B.C.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Tile and inlays