Amulet of an ibis
Other: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
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This amulet is of Ibis and is made of faience. It is vivid blue-green and has a strong glaze. There is a bird in relief on the face. The back is flat and plain and this amulet has a ring at top.
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