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Pottery; greenish-bue; color varied; glazed; back ribbed; incised decoration on back; incised hieroglyphics on lower face; hole from side to side; broken through middle and mended; large piece missing.

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

Legacy dimension: .043 Length: .027 W.

Accession Number

72.4008

Medium or Technique

Pottery

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The Ancient World

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