Papyrus-column (wadj) amulet with human head above capital
Overall: 3.5 x 0.9 cm (1 3/8 x 3/8 in.)
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This papyrus-column (wadj) amulet has a human head above the capital. It is made of gray-green stone with a speckled surfce. There is a ring 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