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Amulet of Horus

Egyptian


Dimensions

Length: 2.8 cm (1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.4720

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Ivory; seated figure; seat missing; polished surface; ring at back of neck; fine condition.

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