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Human figure with simple, crylindrcal body, pinch-modeled face, and added-on ears. Reddish-Brown fabric, with traces of white paint on figures kilt and black paint on hair and sideburns.


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, June 28, 1872

Egyptian, Unknown,


Overall: 9.5 x 5.1 cm (3 3/4 x 2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Terracotta; mold-made


The Ancient World