Rosette disc

Egyptian


Dimensions

Diameter : 1.8 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.1635

Medium or Technique

faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Rosette design carved to resemble petals of alternating light and dark blue . The center of the rosette is raised and the back is flat. The disc is pierced side-to-side.

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