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Pectoral amulet of Duamutef

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Faience; mottled purple blue; full-length, standing figure; profile to left; back flat and plain; one hole; lower part of figure broken off and missing. Attached to 72.3010 and 72.3011.


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



Other: 5.4 cm (2 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Faience Faience


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets