Mold for a funerary amulet
Height x width: 7.9 x 2.8 cm (3 1/8 x 1 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
A light-colored, fine-texture figure of man in profile to the left. It is modeled in intaglio. The back of the tablet has bevelled edges.
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.
(Accession date: June 28, 1872)
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way