Amulet of a dog (?)
Overall: 1.3 x 1.6 cm (1/2 x 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This amulet of a dog (?) is crudely worked and has a hole through the body for suspension. It is made of unpolished, dull black stone that is incrusted wtih brown.
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.
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way