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Painted exterior; yellow ground; red lines; hawk on top in black; four posts; hole in bottom.

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, Late Period, 760–332 B.C.

Dimensions

Overall: 7.4 x 11.7 cm (2 15/16 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.4365

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Shawabtys and Shawabty Boxes