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Eye from statue

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Rim and iris of bronze. It is corroded. One half of the white of the eye is left. The other half is lost.

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,

Dimensions

Width x length: 2.9 x 7.6 cm (1 1/8 x 3 in.)

Accession Number

72.4460

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture