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Lotiform collar terminal

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Blue-glazed collar terminal molded in the shape of a lotus flower. The terminal was once attached to a broad collar of faience beads that imitated real floral collars. It has now been restrung with additional components to form a broad collar (see 65.1723). [Alternate Text:] The New Kingdom...

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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, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–19, 1550–1186 B.C.

Dimensions

Length x width x depth: 3.6 x 4.8 x 0.5 cm (1 7/16 x 1 7/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.2647

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands