Feather plumes of Amen
Third Intermediate Period–Hellenistic Period (Pt
Overall: 0.9 x 2.2 cm (3/8 x 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This two feather plume headdress is commonly worn by the god Amen. It is made of olive brown stone with an unpolished surface. There is a ring at the back. It is in good condition.
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