Statuette of Bastet

Egyptian
Late Period
664–332 B.C.


Dimensions

Overall: 5.9 x 4.4 x 2.5 cm (2 5/16 x 1 3/4 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

72.2038

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Lion headed figure. Blue green and dark purple. Head and bust only. Defaced.

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