Model of rudder

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11
2061–1991 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .458 Length: .05 W.

Accession Number

72.4261

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Brown-colored; no decoration; worm-eaten; end of handle split off and missing.

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