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Base of seated figure

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Base of a seated figure made of stone. Four vertical bands of incised hieroglyphs on the side. Remains of one foot. The rest of the figure and base are broken away.


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)

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Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Egyptian, Old Kingdom ?,


Height x Length: 15.2 x 17.1 cm (6 x 6 3/4 in.)

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The Ancient World