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Pair of wings from pectoral ornament

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Pea-green color; much incrusted with grayish-white; slight glaze; traces of black enamel in spots; incised details on faces; backs flat, with traces of contact with textiles; three holes in each.

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, Late Period, Dynasty 25–31, 760–332 B.C.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .047 Length: .031 W.

Accession Number

72.3027a-b

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Mummy Trappings