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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Both sides of this Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet are flat and plain with a ring at the top with vertical incised lines and pierced for suspension. Dark-green, white mottled stone.

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,

Accession Number

72.1125

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets