Buckle

Egyptian


Dimensions

Height x width: 3.8 x 3.5 cm (1 1/2 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.4376

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Wood; dark brown; incrusted with gray; incised lines on face; back flat and plain; fair condition.

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