Amulet of Bastet

Egyptian
Third Intermediate Period to Late Period
1070–525 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width: 5.7 x 1.9 cm (2 1/4 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

72.814

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Stone; light brown;slight polish; full-length standing figure; back flat and plain; hole through head; worn and nicked.

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, Cm. Granville Way.
(Accession date: June 28, 1872)

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way