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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Faience; sage green; glazed; eye in relief on face; back flat and plain; ring at top.

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. (Accession Date: June 28, 1872)

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Egyptian, Late Period,

Accession Number

72.2187

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets