Figure of Imsety

Egyptian
Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21–22
1075–712 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width: 4.7 x 1.9 cm (1 7/8 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

72.4794

Medium or Technique

Wax with wood core

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Mummy trappings

Human head; rude modeling; incised details; lower part missing; wooden core; much cracked.

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