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This figure from a tomb model was likely part of a larger model scene, possibly a boat. It depicts a striding male figure. He is painted reddish-brown with a white kilt and short, black wig. The eyes have also been detailed with black and white. The arms, which were carved as separate elements...

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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: 18 cm (7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.72.97

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models