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Figure, human

Seated female figure, in two parts. Traces of white gesso on figure.

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,

Dimensions

4 cm long without head; head 2.5 long

Accession Number

RES.72.111

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models