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Recumbent dog playing piece

Gray-green faience piece in the shape of a recumbent dog; slight glaze, uneven color; flat base.

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. (Accession date: June 28, 1872)

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1550–1295 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Accession Number

72.2617

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Recreational