Head of staff (?)

Egyptian


Dimensions

Other: 1.9 x 3.5 cm (3/4 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.1242

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Personal accessories

Stone; bluish-green; veined with white; edges nicked; hole at bottom; highly polished.

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