Clay figurine of a man

Egyptian


Dimensions

Height x width: 14.9 x 6 cm (5 7/8 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.1612

Medium or Technique

Pottery (terracotta)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Crudely modeled figurine of reddish clay in the shape of a kilted man, standing with arms crossed. No traces of surface treatments remain. It is worn.

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