Central strip of inscription from mummy

Egyptian


Dimensions

31 cm length

Accession Number

RES.72.183

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Mummy trappings

Flat, light wood with gilding. Inscription incised. In two fitting parts.

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.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way