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Amulet of Anubis

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Faience; deep greenish-blue; slight glaze; feet broken off; standing figure of Anubis; jackal headed; back flat; suspension ring at top of head.

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, Old Kingdom to Late Dynastic Period, Dynasty 6, 2323–343 B.C.

Dimensions

Height: 4.4 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

72.2011

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets