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Reddish brown; one joint; much cracked. In three pieces.

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

Width x length: 1.6 x 10.4 cm (5/8 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.4353

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

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