Amulet of a god

Egyptian


Dimensions

Height x width: 3.8 x 1.2 cm (1 1/2 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

72.4532

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Glass; Indian red; color uniform; placque with back flat and plain; figure in relief on face; profile to right; rough work.

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.
(Accession date: June 28, 1872)

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way