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Figure of Imsety

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Wood; human head; very rude work; hole in back of shoulders; trace of white priming.

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,

Dimensions

Length: 6.0 cm (2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.4201

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets