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Head of jackal for inlaid relief

Glass; red-brown; blue eye-brow and lids; polished; good condition; lower side incrusted and rough; tips of ears broken. Very detailed modeling.

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, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty), 305–30 B.C.

Accession Number

72.4628

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Tile and inlays