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Fragment of male figure

Egyptian
Late Period


Dimensions

Overall: 22.5 x 14.6 x 12 cm (8 7/8 x 5 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

72.679

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Standing; middle of figure from waist to thighs; elaborately channeled skirt; traces of dull red on flesh; upright column of incised hieroglyphics on back.

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