Metal strips

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt

Dimensions

Largest: 0.3 x 1.8 x 0.1 cm (1/8 x 11/16 x 1/16 in.) Smallest: 0.2 x 0.9 x 0.1 cm (1/16 x 3/8 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.4996

Medium or Technique

Bronze(?)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects

Four twisted strips of metal in varying lengths. Note enclosed states: “Way Collection miscellaneous fragments.”

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