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Light stone; rectangular with rectangular depression in center; possibly palette; pierced with eight holes, pencil sized; in two pieces, mended, much chipped; traces of red and black color.

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,

Dimensions

Other: 9.5 x 15.2 cm (3 3/4 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

72.673

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects