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Gray stone; four pieces, ten vertical columns of incised hieroglyphics; surface painted white; edges ragged.

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,

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .222 H. .549 Length:

Accession Number

72.644b-d

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief