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Fragment of tomb relief: men boating

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Light-colored and fine-grained; pale yellow surface; crouching male figure holding oar; papyrus reeds in background; broken in three pieces and mended.

Provenance

From the tomb of Harwa, Theban tomb 37. 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

Overall: 15.8 x 25.1 cm (6 1/4 x 9 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.692

Medium or Technique

Painted limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief