Base of seated figure

Egyptian
Old Kingdom ?


Dimensions

Height x Length: 15.2 x 17.1 cm (6 x 6 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

72.4304a-b

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Base of a seated figure made of stone. Four vertical bands of incised hieroglyphs on the side. Remains of one foot. The rest of the figure and base are broken away.

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