Pectoral scarab with detached wings
Late Period, Dynasty 25–31
Legacy dimension: (a) .07 Length: x .044 W. b,c .07 Length: x .041 W. each
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Greenish blue on scarab; light green on wings; slight glaze; incised details; back of wings plain and rough; wings chipped; three holes in each wing; six in scarab.
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