Amulet of Ankh

Egyptian


Dimensions

Overall: 2.2 x 0.5 cm (7/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.2755

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience; bright pea-green; incrusted with yellow; glazed; open-work; flat back; broken and mended; four rings.

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