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Colored all over; dull red body crossed with dull green lines; pale brown stripe with dull black hieroglyphics on front and back; pale green and yellow bands around neck; cracked and battered.


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, Dynasty 25–31, 760–332 B.C.

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The Ancient World


Tomb equipment