Relief of captive

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 19
1295–1186 B.C.


Dimensions

Length x width: 20.3 x 30.4 cm (8 x 11 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.678a-c

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Fragment of relief carved in light yellow sandstone depicting the head in profile of a foreign captive, with identifying characteristics including a pointed beard and a long sidelock of hair. Broken in three pieces and mended.

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