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Head of a cane

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Highly polished; light yellow-brown in color; square hole in foot; cracked slightly.

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, Old Kingdom,

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .063 H. .031 D.

Accession Number

72.4233

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Personal accessories