Funerary stele

Egyptian


Catalogue Raisonné

199

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .267 H. .19 W.

Accession Number

72.767a-c

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Stele

Stone; fine grain; light color; segment of circle at top; two horizontal bands of pale gray with faint black hieroglyphics; row of standing figures; red, white and green squares at top; much chipped and color worn.

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