Fragment of mummy-case

Egyptian


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .222 Length: .164 W.

Accession Number

72.4802

Medium or Technique

Cartonnage

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Seated mummiform deity wearing atef crown and fillet, holding feather of truth; behind him an ointment jar and the sign of the west; white primimg; yellow brown background; details in dark green.

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