Handle (?)

Egyptian


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .196 H. .038 W.

Accession Number

72.4288

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Bare hand and arm on one end; other end modeled in form of lotus and two lotus buds and a fish; traces of white priming.

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