Seated female statuette
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)
Height x width x thickness: 7 x 2.2 x 3.8 cm (2 3/4 x 7/8 x 1 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Seated female statuette made of plain white marble(?). The lines are somewhat worn. Her hands rest on her lap. There is a hole in top of the head. No color or hieroglyphics remain. Chipped on the statue’s left hand and knee.
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.
(Accession date: June 28, 1872)
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way