Amulet of an ibis
Late Period, Dynasty 25–30
Length (tip of beak to tail): 2.9 cm (1 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Faience; robin’s egg blue; glazed; encrusted with brown; Ibis with ring on back.
By 1836, Robert Hay (b. 1799 - d. 1863), Nunraw and Linplum, Scotland; by inheritance to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay (b. 1840 - d. 1928), Linplum, Scotland. Rollin and Feuardent, London; 1868, sold by Rollin and Feuardent to Samuel A. Way (1816-1872), Boston; by desent to his son, Charles Granville Way (b. 1841 - d. 1912), Boston; 1872, gift of Granville Way to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 28, 1872)
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way