Standard

Egyptian
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)–Roman Imp


Dimensions

Height x width: 3.5 x 3.5 cm (1 3/8 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.564

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster) (?)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects

White marble; corners and edges are worn; somewhat dirty.

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