Amulet of a pectoral tablet

Egyptian


Dimensions

Overall: 5.1 x 2.9 cm (2 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.3015

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pectorals

Faience; turquoise blue; slight glaze; incrusted with brown; kneeling figure of Nephthys in relief, profile to left; back flat and plain; two holes; corner broken off.

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