Amulet of a scarab relief
Width x length: 1.2 x 1.5 cm (1/2 x 9/16 in.)
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This amulet of a scarab relief deep blue and is made of faience with a strong glaze. The scarab (?) is in relief on the face. The back is flat and plain with a ring at top and the amulet is incrusted with 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