Pair of wings for pectoral

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 25–31
760–332 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .035 Length: .026 W. each

Accession Number

72.3028a-b

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Mummy trappings

Bright blue color, strong glaze; plain surface except it is pitted with grain-like coarse textile; three holes in each.

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