Animal

Egyptian


Dimensions

Width x length: 2.9 x 3.2 cm (1 1/8 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

72.4018

Medium or Technique

Pottery (terracotta)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Animal made of pottery. It is white spotted with black and red. The legs are broken off.

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