Amulet of Ra

Egyptian


Dimensions

Height x width: 1.9 x 0.9 cm (3/4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.2719

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience; deep blue-green; slight glaze; full-length, standing figure in relief in profile to right; ring at top; back flat and plain.

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