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Lower portion of seated figure

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Made of dull greenish granite. The edges are somewhat nicked. There are hieroglyphics on the base around the feet and on pedestal.

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. (Accession date: June 28, 1872)

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Egyptian, New Kingdom,

Dimensions

Height x width x length: 21.9 x 9.5 x 22.2 cm (8 5/8 x 3 3/4 x 8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

72.677

Medium or Technique

Granite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture