Amulet of Anubis
Old Kingdom to Late Dynastic Period, Dynasty 6
Height: 4.4 cm (1 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Faience; deep greenish-blue; slight glaze; feet broken off; standing figure of Anubis; jackal headed; back flat; suspension ring at top of head.
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