Amulet of Bastet
Third Intermediate Period to Saite period, Dynas
Height: 4.4 cm (1 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Wood; light brown; fine-grain; no color or glaze; full-length, standing figure of Bastet; suspension ring at back of head; well cut; good condition.
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)
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way