Head of jackal for inlaid relief
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty)
Height x width: 3.8 x 3.8 cm (1 1/2 x 1 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Glass; red-brown; blue eye-brow and lids; polished; good condition; lower side incrusted and rough; tips of ears broken. Very detailed modeling.
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