Model female figure

Egyptian


Dimensions

Height x width: 7.5 x 3.2 cm (2 15/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

RES.72.110

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Wooden model female figure. She is seated. The arms are missing, which would have been pegged. The left leg is broken off. There is evidence of worm activity on the rear of the left side. There are traces of plaster and black paint. The wood is very decayed, and the details are worn.
Paper sticker on bottom “486”.

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.
(Accession date: June 28, 1872)

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way