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Miscellaneous objects

Egyptian
First Intermediate Period
about 2100–2040 B.C.


Dimensions

5.1 x 4.8 cm (2 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.4918

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Model sack of grain. Wood with gesso and black and yellow pigment.

Light yellow wood. Very light weight. Thin irregular black lines. Edges rounded everywhere. Cracked.

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