The sun on the horizon (akhet) amulet
Overall: 1.6 cm, 1.9 kg (5/8 in., 4.2 lb.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This sun on the horizon (akhet) amulet is made of reddish brown stone. The surface is smooth but unpolished. The back is flat and plain.
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