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Amulet from a mummy's wrapping

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Thin flat wood; Qebesenuef figure. Layers coming apart.


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


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Medium or Technique

Wood, linen, plaster


The Ancient World


Tomb equipment, Mummy Trappings