Amulet of Isis

Egyptian


Dimensions

Height x width: 5.4 x 3.1 cm (2 1/8 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

72.1870

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience; light green; glazed; lower part of figure from waist is missing; good modeling.

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