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Figure of Duamutef

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Wood; standing figure of Duamantef with jackal-head; rude work; nose broken; suspension ring back of shoulders; no trace of color.


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, Third Intermediate Period, 1070–712 B.C.


Length: 6.3 cm (2 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets