Amulet from a mummy's wrapping

Egyptian


Accession Number

RES.72.188

Medium or Technique

Wood, linen, plaster

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Mummy trappings

Thin flat wood. Figure of either Imsety or Hapy- head missing. Goes with Res.72.189 and Res.72.193

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