Amulet of a sun disk
Object Place: Egypt, Alexandria
Overall: 1.6 x 1.9 cm (5/8 x 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This amulet of a sun disc is made of mottled yellow, green and brown polished stone. A small hole is bored into the center of the disc. Good condition.
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