Part of a male head of statuette

Egyptian
New Kingdom


Dimensions

Height x width: 6 x 5.4 cm (2 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.726

Medium or Technique

Stone, yellow-brown

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Part of a male head of a statuette made of light yellow-brown stone. Part of channelled headdress and traces of black paint remain. It is badly chipped, and the top and back of the head are missing. It is broken at the neck.

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