Amulet of an ibis
Late Period, Dynasty 25–30
Length (tip of beak to tail): 2.9 cm (1 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Faience; robin’s egg blue; glazed; encrusted with brown; Ibis with ring on back.
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