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Figure of Qebehsenuef

Wax figurine of the falcon-headed god Qebehsenuef, one of the Four Sons of Horus. The figure is mummiform and wears a long wig.

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, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21 or 22, 1070–712 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Accession Number

72.4784

Medium or Technique

Wax

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Mummy Trappings