Plumb line amulet
Late Period, Dynasty 25–30
Height x width: 3.1 x 2.5 cm (1 1/4 x 1 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Triangular plumb line amulet of dark brown stone, possibly dark sandstone. Smooth polished surface with no detailing; intact.
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