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Fragment of mummy-case

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White priming; yellow-brown ground; hieroglyphics in black; boat in black, brown and yellow, on black stripe; black scarab above; nicked at one corner.

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, Third Intermediate Period, 1070–760 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x width: 16 x 12.7 cm (6 5/16 x 5 in.)

Accession Number

72.4805

Medium or Technique

Cartonnage

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi