Stone weight

Egyptian


Dimensions

Overall: 1.9 x 2.7 cm (3/4 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.743

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Weights and measures

Dull blackish-gray; surface rough and defaced; grooved in center; irregular discs above and 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