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This figure from a wooden model depicts a striding man. The skin is painted a deep reddish-brown. He wears a black-painted wig and a short kilt in white paint, much of which has flaked away to expose the unerlying light wood. The eyes are outlined in black as well. The right arm is missing, and...

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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 or 12, 2061–1783 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x width: 18.1 x 5 cm (7 1/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.4133

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models