Human figurine

Egyptian


Dimensions

Height x width: 9.5 x 5.1 cm (3 3/4 x 2 in.)

Accession Number

72.4923

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Human figure with simple, crylindrcal body, pinch-modeled face, and added-on ears.
Reddish-Brown fabric, with traces of white paint on figures kilt and black paint on hair and sideburns.

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