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Fragment of clay figurine

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Schematically modeled anthropoid figurine, possibly with ram's head. Made of reddish clay with no evidence of surface treatment. It is worn.

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. (Accession date: June 28, 1872)

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Egyptian,

Dimensions

Height x width: 14 x 6.3 cm (5 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

72.1611

Medium or Technique

Pottery (terracotta)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture