Amulet of a frog

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 25–30
760–332 B.C.


Dimensions

Length: 2.5 cm (1 in.)

Accession Number

72.2505

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience; greenish blue; slight glaze; part of base broken off and missing; hole through base.

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