Fragment of wall-decoration

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 19, reign of Seti I
1294–1279 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .057 Length: .05 W.

Accession Number

72.656

Medium or Technique

Painted limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Light colored; fine-grained limestone; deep red ground with cross bands of blue-green.

Provenance

Thebes, Valley of the Kings, tomb of Seti I. 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