Piece of reed

Egyptian


Dimensions

Width x length: 1.6 x 10.4 cm (5/8 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.4353

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Reddish brown; one joint; much cracked. In three pieces.

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