Fragment of mummy-case

Egyptian


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .272 Length: .16 W.

Accession Number

72.4804

Medium or Technique

Cartonnage

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

White priming; yellow-brown ground; figure of Ta-Oer in brown, red, greenish black and yellow; hieroglyphs in black; god rests on a throne painted greenish 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