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The rosette design resembles petals with alternating sections of dark and light blue. The center is raised and the disc is pierced side-to-side. [Alternate Text for 72.1625-1626, 1639, 1641-1642, 36.465, 36.491:] Faience pendants and amulets were mass produced, as is shown by the many examples...

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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,

Dimensions

Diameter and length: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)

Accession Number

72.1639

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment