Requires Photography

Pectoral

Egyptian


Dimensions

Width x length: 6.6 x 17.1 cm (2 5/8 x 6 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

72.4466

Medium or Technique

Lead

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pectorals

Lead silvered; elaborate incised details; head missing; tail mutilated; wings complete; cracked; back flat and incrusted.
Sealed with dessicating silica gel.

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