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Egyptian


Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 6.2 x 1.1 x 0.8 cm (2 7/16 x 7/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.4675

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Recreational

Smooth surface, somewhat worn; incised circles and dots on four sides; light brown in color. Similar to 13.3600 and 13.3660.

Provenance

From Egypt. 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