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Tweezers

Egyptian
New Kingdom–Roman Imperial Period
1550 B.C.–350 A.D.


Dimensions

Width x length: 1.6 x 44.0 cm (5/8 x 17 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.4502

Medium or Technique

Bronze

On View

Egyptian Funerary Arts Gallery (Mummies) (Gallery 109)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Thin metal; flat; partly burnished; some green incrustation; perfect condition.

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.
(Accession Date: June 28, 1872)

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way