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Gaming piece

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Dimensions

Overall: 1.3 x 2.3 x 2.3 cm (1/2 x 7/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.2653

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Recreational

Faience gaming piece; shaft broken; traces of blue-green glaze; edges 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.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way