Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet
Overall: 1.2 x 1 x 0.3 cm (1/2 x 3/8 x 1/8 in.)
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Both sides of this Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet are flat and plain with a ring at the top and pierced for suspension (traces of original string in hole). Black obsidian with dull surface.
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