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Metal strips

Four twisted strips of metal in varying lengths. Note enclosed states: "Way Collection miscellaneous fragments."

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,

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Largest: 0.3 x 1.8 x 0.1 cm (1/8 x 11/16 x 1/16 in.) Smallest: 0.2 x 0.9 x 0.1 cm (1/16 x 3/8 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.4996

Medium or Technique

Bronze(?)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects