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Fragmentary statue of a seated couple

Egyptian
New Kingdom, late Dynasty 18
1390–1327 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width: 22.8 x 17.4 cm (9 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.681

Medium or Technique

Painted limestone

On View

Egyptian New Kingdom Gallery (Gallery 210)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Upper part of seated male figure, from a pair statue. Light colored, fine-grained stone; face and arms brick red; elaborate curly wig with traces of dull black; two necklaces; broken at waist; part of group.

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