Amulet of a standing male

Egyptian


Dimensions

Height: 4.6 cm (1 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.4070

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Pale green; glazed; much encrusted with brown; full-length, standing male figure of Amen?; headdress broken off; broken at knees and lower part missing; incised hieroglyphs on back.

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