Fragment of post of mummy-case

Egyptian


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .431 Length: .082 W. .063 TH.

Accession Number

72.4284

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Dark brown; unpolished; two sides covered with sunk relief hieroglyphics. Small modern hook for mounting on one side.

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