Figure of Hapy
Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21 or 22
Height x width: 8.7 x 2.9 cm (3 7/16 x 1 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Egyptian Funerary Arts Gallery (Mummies) (Gallery 109)
Wax figure of the ape-headed Hapy, one of the Four Sons of Horus.Traces of white priming; broken 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