Two finger amulet

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


Dimensions

Length x width: 7.9 x 2.5 cm (3 1/8 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

72.778

Medium or Technique

Stone

On View

Egyptian Funerary Arts Gallery (Mummies) (Gallery 109)

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Stone; blackish-brown; polished; incised details; perfect condition.

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