Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet
New Kingdom to Late Period
Place of Origin: Egypt
Overall: 1.4 x 1.6 cm (9/16 x 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet has incised details of the face, the back is flat and plain. The projection on the top is pierced for suspension. Highly-polished lapis lazuli.
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