Ptah-Sokar-Osiris

Egyptian


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: (a) .52 H. x .114 W. / (b) .327 H. x .104 W.

Accession Number

72.4073a-b

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment

Wooden figurine with separate base, body covered with dull black; three vertical rows of hieroglyphics in green; elaborate necklace; dull bllue-green headdress; white face; traces of white priming on pedestal; also a row of hieroglyphs in pale green and red.

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