Amulet mold

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten
1349–1336 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .12 Length: .045 W.

Accession Number

72.4786

Medium or Technique

Wax

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Molds

Two figure amulet mold, fine modeling. Details of the finger nails and hieroglyphs. The piece is in good condition.

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