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Animal fragment

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Pottery animal fragment. It is a reclining quadruped. The front legs are spread out. The head and rear legs are missing. There is evidence of a white wash. The surface is worn.

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, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)–Roman Imp, Roman Imperial, 30 B.C.–A.D 364

Dimensions

Height x Length: 5.1 x 7.3 cm (2 x 2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.72.357

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture