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Fragment of wall-decoration

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Light colored; fine-grained limestone; deep red ground with cross bands of blue-green.

Provenance

Thebes, Valley of the Kings, tomb of Seti I. 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, New Kingdom, Dynasty 19, reign of Seti I, 1294–1279 B.C.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .057 Length: .05 W.

Accession Number

72.656

Medium or Technique

Painted limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief