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Statuette of Atum

Bronze; some incrustation; walking; very high and elaborate headdress; ring at back; face polished.

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,

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

72.4419

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture