Figure of Imsety

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 4.0 x 2.2 cm (1 9/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.4780

Medium or Technique

Wax

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Mummy trappings

Human head; rude modeling; raised details; lower part missing; piece chipped from top of head.

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