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Dull brown; no color; front convex; back flat and plain; cracked. Tiny bit of cloth adhering to the back.

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, Middle Kingdom,

Dimensions

Width x length: 7.3 x 2.2 cm (2 7/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.4229

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown