Amulet of Nephthys
Late Period, Dynasty 25–30
Height x width x depth: 3.5 x 0.4 x 1.0 cm (1 3/8 x 3/16 x 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This amulet of Nephthys is a full-length striding figure, identified by her customary headdress. It is pierced at the back for suspension. The amulet is light gray with possible traces of the original blue glaze.
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