Ptah-Sokar-Osiris and pedestal

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 25–31
760–332 B.C.


Dimensions

Overall (A): 4.3 x 1.1 cm (1 11/16 x 7/16 in.) Overall (B): 2.8 x 1 cm (1 1/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.4074a-c

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment

Wood; dull red on body with intersecting-line design in black vertical band of painted hieroglyphics on front; elaborate necklace and headdress; face painted light green; the pedestal below has a cover and is much worm eaten and broken.

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