Box and cover
Legacy dimension: (a) .143 Length: x .06 / (b) .13 Length: x .05
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Brown-colored wood; worm-eaten; five compartments in interior; cover broken in two.
Said to be from Alexandria. 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