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Seal in the form of four frogs

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Faience; dull brownish-green; slight glaze; four frogs facing each other modeled on back; lower face flat with incised uraeus and border; hole lengthwise.

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

Length: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.2515

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals