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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

This Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet has some detail carved on the convex surface, the back is flat and plain. It is bored lengthwise. Pale brown shaded to yellow stone, polished.

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

72.1148

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets