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Ptah-Sokar-Osiris and pedestal

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Wood entirely coated with white priming; dull green stripes; yellow and red cross lines; necklace of red, green and yellow; face red, surface chipped; foot nicked; rough pedestal.


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.

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Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 25–31, 760–332 B.C.


Overall: 29.8 x 7.3 cm (11 3/4 x 2 7/8 in.) Overall: 18.1 x 7 cm (7 1/8 x 2 3/4 in.)

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The Ancient World


Tomb equipment