Fragment of corner relief

Egyptian


Dimensions

Height x width: 7 x 6.6 cm (2 3/4 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.695

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

The stone is light-colored and fine-grained. It is done in sunkend relief. It depicts a profile male head facing the left. No trace of color remains. It is in fine condition.

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.
(Accession date: June 28, 1872)

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way