Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)–Roman Imp
Height x width: 3.5 x 3.5 cm (1 3/8 x 1 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster) (?)
Not On View
White marble; corners and edges are worn; somewhat dirty.
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.
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way