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Model: squatting man

Wood with gesso and white, black and red pigment.

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, First Intermediate Period, about 2100–2040 B.C.

Accession Number

72.4919

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

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