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Pendant: heart

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This pendant of a purple-blue heart is made of faience with a strong glaze. The back is flat and plain and there is a ring at top that is broken out.

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

Other: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)

Accession Number

72.2851

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets