Amulet of Min

Egyptian
Third Intermediate Period–Hellenistic Period (Pt
1070–30 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 5.1 cm (2 in.)

Accession Number

72.4046

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience; pale green; no glaze; full-length, standing figure of Amen broken in two pieces; encrusted with brown; piece missing from left side of head and left side of upper body; suspension ring at back.

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