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Amulet of Taweret

Faience; light green; no glaze; lower part of figure is broken off and missing; ring at top of head.

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Egyptian,

Accession Number

72.2138

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets