Toad Amuleet, Faience

Toad Amuleet

Period:
Late Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 26–29
Date:
664–380 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Faience
Dimensions:
h. 1.7 cm (11/16 in); l. 2.2 cm (7/8 in)
Credit Line:
Gift of Helen Miller Gould, 1910
Accession Number:
10.130.1921
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 127
Formerly in the collection of the Reverend Chauncey Murch (died 1907). Collected between 1883 and 1906 while Murch was a missionary in Egypt. Collection purchased by the Museum from the Murch family with funds provided by Helen Miller Gould, 1910.

Phillips, Dorothy W. 1942. Ancient Egyptian Animals, Picture Books (Metropolitan Museum of Art), New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, fig. 30.

Arnold, Dorothea 1995. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, new ser., vol. 52, no. 4 (Spring), New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, pp. 5, 34, no. 37.