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Pectoral

Lead silvered; elaborate incised details; head missing; tail mutilated; wings complete; cracked; back flat and incrusted. Sealed with dessicating silica gel.

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

72.4466

Medium or Technique

Lead

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pectorals