Amulet of Bastet
Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 26
Height: 5.4 cm (2 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Faience; greenish-blue; traces of glaze; full-length, standing figure of Bastet; suspension ring at back; encrusted with 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.
(Accession date: June 28, 1872)
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way