Fragment of sistrum
Overall: 9.2 x 4.4 cm (3 5/8 x 1 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Fragment of bronze sistrum; head of Hathor in relief on each side; heavily incrusted (bright green); handle has been mended with lead.
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