Plumb line amulet
Overall: 2.5 x 1.6 cm (1 x 5/8 in.)
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This triangular plumb line amulet is made of dull brown stone. It has a pitted surface and worn corners.
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