Amulet of an animal
Overall: 0.9 x 1.6 cm (3/8 x 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This amulet of an animal is crudely worked and has a hole through the body for suspension. It is made of slightly-polished, dull greenish-gray stone that is incrusted wtih brown.
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.
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way