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Male, yellow body, white knee length kilt. Legs together in standing position, but broken and splintered. Arms missing- pegs in holes for them. Traces of string around left arm pit. Head smooth and round, eyes outlined in black and filled with white. Ears and nose a little damaged.

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

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Egyptian,

Accession Number

RES.72.104

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassified