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Amulet or inlay

Egyptian


Dimensions

Other: 1.6 x 3.5 x 0.7 cm (5/8 x 1 3/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

72.1250

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Stone; deep brick red; surface smooth and polished; back flat; good condition. Shape of a rectangle with two half circles taken out of one side.

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