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Brown-colored wood; worm-eaten; five compartments in interior; cover broken in two.

Provenance

Said to be from Alexandria. 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,

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: (a) .143 Length: x .06 / (b) .13 Length: x .05

Accession Number

72.4307a-b

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Painting