Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet
Overall: 1.2 x 1.3 cm (1/2 x 1/2 in.)
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This Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet has the details of the eye rudely scratched on the convex face, the back is plain. It is not pierced for suspension. Dark gray stone, no polish.
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