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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

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Egyptian, Late Period–Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynast, 664–30 B.C.

Object Place

Ptolemaic-Roman

Dimensions

Length x width: 52 x 14.5 cm (20 1/2 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.4903

Medium or Technique

Linen, organic remains

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains