Ptah-Sokar-Osiris

Egyptian


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: (a) .577 H. x .136 W. / (b) .368 Length: x .114 W.

Accession Number

72.4072a-b

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment

Wooden figurine with separate base; dull red on body; upright band of hieroglyphics in dull green on white; elaborate necklace; light colored face with beard held on by painted strap; traces of conventional design on base

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