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Unidentified amulet

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This unidentified amulet bears two figures in relief on the back. Stylized crocodiles head to foot (?) possibly. It is bored lengthwise, the base is flat and plain. It is made of gray-green stone with a slight polish.

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

Overall: 1.3 x 1 cm (1/2 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.1266

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Slides