Lyre side-piece

Egyptian
New Kingdom


Dimensions

Overall: 22.8 x 2.5 cm (9 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

72.4248

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Musical Instruments, The Ancient World

Classifications

Musical instruments

Head of horse with long neck; high crown; lower end broken off; dark brown in color.

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