Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet
Overall: 2 x 1.8 cm (13/16 x 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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This Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet has incised details on the convex front. The back is flat and plain. The projection at the top is pierced for suspension. Fine condition. Opaque red jasper, highly polished.
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