Fragment of bas-relief

Egyptian


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .086 H. .063 Length:

Accession Number

72.658

Medium or Technique

Painted limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

From a wall; light-colored, fine-texture limestone; traces of hieroglyphics in relief painted in green, red and black.

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