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Amulet of Imsety

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Faience; dull purple blue; traces of glaze; full-length, standing figure, profile to left; back flat and plain; one hole. Accession number worn off. Strung together with 72.3009, 72.3010.

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: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

72.3011

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets