Amulet of Thoth
Overall: 3.2 cm (1 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This amulet of a standing figure of Thoth (ibis-head) has a loop at the back for suspension. It is finely-cut and has a slight polish.
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.
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way