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Wood fragment

One fragment coated with gesso; worm eaten. (W285; maybe Way collection?)

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

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2061–1640 B.C.

Accession Number

72.4987

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment