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Statuette of a aquatting man

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This figure of a squatting man is made of brown sandstone of a uniform color. The man wears a channelled headdress and long garment. There are no trace sof paint or insriptions.

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, New Kingdom?, 1550–1070 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x width x length: 13 x 4.7 x 7.9 cm (5 1/8 x 1 7/8 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.724

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture