Amulet of frog

Egyptian
New Kingdom


Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 x 1.9 cm (1/2 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

72.1282

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Carnelian; fine yellow-red; color uniform; polished; hole lengthwise; perfect condition.

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.
(Accession Date: June 28, 1872)

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way