Mummiform mold

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Dimensions

Width x Depth x Length: 2.6 x 0.6 x 6.6 cm (1 x 1/4 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.707

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Molds

Made of fine-grained white faience, this rectangular mold bears the figure of mummiform, bearded male with a beard, probably the god Imsety. He is shown in profile.

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