Seal

Egyptian


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .016 Length: .012 W. .009 H.

Accession Number

72.1097

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Stone: light yellow-brown; no polish  two hawks’ heads modeled on back; lower face flat with incised hieroglyphics; hole under head.

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