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Amulet of Heh

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Faience; light yellow green; traces of glaze; incrusted with brown; half-kneeling figure in profile to right in square panel; two rings at left.

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,

Dimensions

Height x width: 2.5 x 2.2 cm (1 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.2714

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets