Statuette of a woman

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12
1991–1783 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width: 28 x 6.7 cm (11 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.4128

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Dull brown, fine-grained wood statuette of a standing woman, wearing a heavy wig and tightly fitting garment; no color; feet broken. through insteps; mounted on a wooden base.

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