Amulet of Isis, Nephthys and Harpokrates

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26
688–525 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width: 3.5 x 1.9 cm (1 3/8 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

72.1861

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience; dull green; traces of slight glaze; encrusted with brown; back flat and plain; ring on back. Placque of three standing deities.

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