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Mummy trappings in the form of two falcons

Two pieces, mounted to fabric-wrapped panels

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, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty), 305–30 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x width: 17 x 11 in. (43.2 x 27.9 cm)

Accession Number

72.4931.1-2

Medium or Technique

Cartonnage

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Mummy Trappings