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Model Column

Egyptian


Dimensions

Width x length: 2.2 x 19.3 cm (7/8 x 7 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.4243

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Shaped at top like lotiform capital; octagonal shaft; five rings cut below top; painted dark red. Paper sticker “593” attached.

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