Amulet of a falcon
Height x width: 1.9 x 1 cm (3/4 x 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Bronze seated hawk. It is much incrusted. There is a broken suspension ring on the back. It wears a high head-dress.
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)
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way