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Statuette of a worshipper

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This bronze figurine represents a kneeling man with his arms raised to make an offering. The offering itself it now missing.


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)

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Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Egyptian, Late New Kingdom to Late Period, Dynasty 19–26, 1136–525 B.C.


Height x width: 4.4 x 2.2 cm (1 3/4 x 7/8 in.)

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The Ancient World