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Fragment, Brown wood. Vestiges of white priming. Fore paws together, body split off just back of these.

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, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty), 305–30 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x width: 11.3 x 2.7 x 3.4 cm (4 7/16 x 1 1/16 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.4964

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi