Pectoral amulet of Imsety

Egyptian


Dimensions

Other: 7.9 cm (3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.2996

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Pottery; light blue; glazed; full-length, standing figure; profile to left; back flat and plain; incrusted with brown; two holes.

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