Statuette of kneeling king
Late Period, Dynasty 25
Height x width: 7.9 x 3.1 cm (3 1/8 x 1 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This bronze statuette portrays an unidentified kneeling king, wearing a Kushite cap with uraeus, characteristic of the twenty-fifth dynasty. The feet and right arm are missing, and the left arm is bent and extending downward with the palm facing inward. There are traces of gilding.
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)
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way