Reclining male figure

Egyptian
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)–Roman Imp


Dimensions

Height x Length: 3.1 x 3.5 cm (1 1/4 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.730

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Reclining male figure made of light-colored, soft stone. His head is turned to the right. It is broken through middle and mended. The left end missing.

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