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Model, miscellaneous element

Cylinder with rounded element affixed to top; peg projecting from 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, Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 or early Dynasty, 2040–1783 B.C.

Dimensions

Height (including peg) x width: 11 x 5.7 cm (4 5/16 x 2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

72.4936

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models