Heart (ib) amulet
Overall: 2.8 x 1.6 cm (1 1/8 x 5/8 in.)
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This heart (ib) amulet is made of dark brown stone with a polished surface. It is somewhat nicked and worn. The top is broken off.
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