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Model oar

Egyptian


Dimensions

Width x length: 2.5 x 7.3 cm (1 x 2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.4336

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Rude and chipped; traces of white; handle is cut off; flat; long pointed paddle. Paper sticker “623” on paddle.

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