Amulet of a recumbent lion
Late Period, Dynasty 25–30
Length x width x depth: 2.2 x 0.5 x 2.0 cm (7/8 x 3/16 x 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Amulet of light blue faience with slight glaze remaining. The shape is that of a recumbent lion. Ring on back for suspension. Intact.
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