Statuette of a jackal

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 25–30
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x length: 4.5 x 1.0 x 4.6 cm (1 3/4 x 3/8 x 1 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1504

Medium or Technique

Bronze

On View

Egyptian Late Period Gallery (Gallery 216)

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Surface smooth and worn; ring at back of neck for suspension; traces of green corrosion.

Provenance

By 1909: purchased in Egypt by Joseph Lindon Smith; 1909: on loan to the MFA; 1911: purchased by the MFA through funds provided by Mary S. Ames.
(Accession date: August 3, 1911.)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary S. Ames