Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet
Overall: 0.7 x 0.8 cm (1/4 x 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The face of this Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet is convex and sculpted with details of an eye in relief. The back is flat and plain and It is bored lengthwise for suspension. Slightly-polished 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