Fragment of coffin decoration
Height x width: 34.5 x 13 cm (13 9/16 x 5 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Light colored wood; much worm-eaten; white priming; painted figure of crocodile-headed sphinx wearing a disc; winged sun with uraeus on side.
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)
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way