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Rectangular stand; four legs, one broken; scratched and worn; two circular depressions on the top; undecorated and uninscribed.

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. (Accession date: June 28, 1872)

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom?, 2061–1640 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x width x length: 2.8 x 4.7 x 11.7 cm (1 1/8 x 1 7/8 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.738

Medium or Technique

Marble

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture