Lid of the outer coffin of Bes

Egyptian
Third Intermediate Period
1070–760 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 53.3 x 213.4 x 66 cm (21 x 84 x 26 in.)

Accession Number

72.4823e

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Outer coffin lid of Bes. Anthropoid.

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