Statuette of dog (?)

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Dimensions

Overall: 10.1 x 6 cm (4 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.4170

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Squatting figure painted black; red collar paint much chipped; plinth with projection below.

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