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Arm for inlaid relief

Glass; Indian-red; polished; good condition; lower side incrusted and rough. Arm bent and hand in fist. Goes with 72.4624-7?

Provenance

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.

Accession Number

72.4627

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Tile and inlays