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Papyrus-column (wadj) plaque amulet

The papyrus-column (wadj) image is in relief on a rectangular plaque, the back is flat and plain. The image of the wadj is stylized. It is made of light green stone much incrusted with light brown. There is a ring at the top. See 72.1259

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

72.1260

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets