Heart (ib) amulet
Overall: 1.2 x 1.9 cm (1/2 x 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This heart (ib) amulet is made of gray stone with a rough, unpolished surface. It is nicked, there is no hole for suspension. It is in fair condition.
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