Seal amulet with a carved feline on the back and protective hieroglyphs on the base

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Dimensions

Length: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

72.2535

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

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.
(Accession Date: June 28, 1872)

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way