Figure of Duamutef

Egyptian
Third Intermediate Period
1070–712 B.C.


Dimensions

Length: 6.3 cm (2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

72.4202

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Wood; standing figure of Duamantef with jackal-head; rude work; nose broken; suspension ring back of shoulders; no trace of color.

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