Overall: 0.6 x 1.6 cm (1/4 x 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This amulet has incised details on the face, the back is flat and plain. It may represent the menkhet, or counterpoise amulet. There is a projection at the top but no hole. It is made of light brown, polished stone. The surface is cracked.
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.
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way