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Fragment of bas-relief

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From a wall; light-colored, fine-texture limestone; traces of hieroglyphics in relief painted in green, red and black.

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

Legacy dimension: .086 H. .063 Length:

Accession Number

72.658

Medium or Technique

Painted limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief