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Figurine of Ptah

Bronze; mummied form grasping the was sceptre, long beard, top of head flat, incised necklace. Spike on bottom.

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,

Accession Number

72.4416

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture