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Wood; figure of Duamutef (jackal-headed); incised details; strong traces of gilding; two holes; piece missing from top.

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, Late Period, Dynasty 25, 760–660 B.C.

Dimensions

Length: 10.4 cm (4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.4781

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Mummy Trappings