Isis knot (tyet) amulet

Egyptian


Dimensions

Other: 1.2 x 2.3 cm (1/2 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.4375

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Wood; gilded over a white priming; clumsy work; hole at back; incrusted with brown. Kot of Isis.

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