Base of shawabty coffin
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20
Legacy dimension: .035 H. .066 Length: .044 W.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Light-colored, fine-grained; incised hieroglyphs in olive green, blue and dull red; broken in two pieces and mended.
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.
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way