Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet
Overall: 0.8 x 0.9 x 0.4 cm (5/16 x 3/8 x 3/16 in.)
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This Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet is flat and undecorated on both sides. It is bored lengthwise. It is roughly crafted. Polished, dark red carnelian.
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