Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet
Overall: 1.5 x 1.6 x 0.4 cm (9/16 x 5/8 x 3/16 in.)
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Both sides of this Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet are flat and plain with a projection at the top with vertical incised lines but is not pierced for suspension. Dark-gray, unpolished, finely-grained stone.
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