Late Period, Dynasty 25–30
Height x width x depth: 2.2 x 1.6 x 2.1 cm (7/8 x 5/8 x 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Serpentine or granite?
Not On View
Amulet of stone of yellowish-green and brownish color (possibly serpentine?) in the form of a frog; slight polish. Some wear, but intact. Not pierced for suspension.
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