Figurine of a bear

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x length: 5.9 x 15 cm (2 5/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.4167

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Wood, dull brown; smooth surface; rude carving; cracked; left ear and three feet missing.

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