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Fragment of male figure

Standing; middle of figure from waist to thighs; elaborately channeled skirt; traces of dull red on flesh; upright column of incised hieroglyphics on back.


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.

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Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Egyptian, Late Period,

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The Ancient World