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Ptah-Sokar-Osiris

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Wood; traces of dull red; vertical bands of black hieroglyphics on yellow ground; necklace of blue, red, and brown; details of face in black; surface much battered and cracked.

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, Dynasty 25–31, 760–332 B.C.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: (a) .361 H. x .089 W. / (b) .273 Length: x .086 W.

Accession Number

72.4078a-b

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment