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Amulet of a goddess

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.2713

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Light blue faience; strong glaze; bust of deity long tripartite wig; features schematic; back flat and plain; ring for suspension at top.

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