Fragment of wall-decoration

Egyptian


Dimensions

Height x width: 8.9 x 10.1 cm (3 1/2 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

72.693

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

The stone is light colored and fine textured. It is done in raised relief. The relief depicts the busts of three figures in profile, facing the right. The lines are in good condition. The edges are much broken.

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.
(Accession date: June 28, 1872)

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way