Eye of Horus (wedjat) ring
New Kingdom, Dynasty 19
Diameter and length: 1.7 x 1.8 cm (11/16 x 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ths finger ring has a wedjat eye rendered in relief on the bezel. It is intact , with a deep blue glaze.
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.
(Accession date: June 28, 1872)
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way