Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet
Overall: 1.1 x 1.3 x 0.3 cm (7/16 x 1/2 x 1/8 in.)
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This Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet is flat and undecorated on both sides. A projection at the top is not pierced for suspension. Highly-polished, translucent 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