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Figurine

Crude human figurine with pinch-modeled face. Reddish-brown fabric.

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

Height x width: 10.1 x 6.6 cm (4 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.4922

Medium or Technique

Terracotta; mold-made

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture