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Statuette of Taweret

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Statuette of Taweret made of stone, which is reddish brown. It is veined. There is a slight polish. The statuette is a full-length, standing figure. It is in good condition. Taweret stands on a base. Taweret holds a knot of Isis.

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 or later,

Dimensions

Height x width: 12.4 x 3.8 cm (4 7/8 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

72.1263

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture