Heart (ib) amulet
Overall: 0.6 x 1.6 cm (1/4 x 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This heart (ib) amulet is very crudely carved. It is made of light brown stone, the surace is rough and nicked. There is no hole for suspension.
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