Figure for mummy

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 25
760–660 B.C.


Dimensions

Length: 10.4 cm (4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.4781

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Mummy trappings

Wood; figure of Duamutef (jackal-headed); incised details; strong traces of gilding; two holes; piece missing from top.

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