Cylinder

Egyptian


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .016 Length: .016 D.

Accession Number

72.1104

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Grayish-black stone; some polish; continuous band of incised hieroglyphics; much worn; small hole through center lengthwise.

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