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Two feathers

Faience; bright green strong glaze; back flat and plain; ring at each end. Found in two pieces (11/03).

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

72.2759

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets