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Unidentified amulet

This unidentified amulet is made of polished brown- green stone. It is incrusted with brown. The point is broken, and it is not pierced for suspension. Crudely made.

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

72.1257

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets