New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–19
Height x width: 1.5 x 1 cm (9/16 x 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Faience; varied shades of blue-green; strong glaze; animal in relief on back; incised hieroglyphics on lower face; hole lengthwise; 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