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This figure from a wooden model depicts a striding man with right leg extended forward. The skin is painted a deep reddish-brown. A short wig is painted black. The figure is clothed in a short kilt with a sash over the left shoulder, painted white. Both arms were carved as separate components....

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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, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11–13, 2061–1640 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x width: 16.1 x 6.6 cm (6 5/16 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.4150

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models