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Statuette of a jackal

Surface smooth and worn; ring at back of neck for suspension; traces of green corrosion.

Provenance

By 1909: purchased in Egypt by Joseph Lindon Smith; 1909: on loan to the MFA; 1911: purchased by the MFA through funds provided by Mary S. Ames. (Accession date: August 3, 1911.)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary S. Ames

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 25–30, 760–332 B.C.

Findspot

Egypt

Accession Number

11.1504

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets