User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Fragment of base of figure

Seated statue entirely missing; remains of female figure on front; five horizontal bands of incised hieroglyphics, with traces of blue coloring; light colored stone.


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, New Kingdom,

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World