Cover of mummy-box

Egyptian
Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 25
700–625 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .089 Length: .076 W.

Accession Number

72.4366

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Shawabties and shawabty boxes

Dull yellow ground; hieroglyphs in black; green disc at each end; fairly good condition.

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