Stele of unknown man

Egyptian


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .377 H. .238 W.

Accession Number

72.765

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Stele

Stone; fine grain; light color; painted design, almost disappeared; three standing figures; vertical lines of pale black hieroglyphics on yellow ground at top; red, gray, and yellow.

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