Unidentified amulet (?)
Overall: 1.6 x 3.2 cm (5/8 x 1 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This peg-shaped unidentified amulet (?) has a rounded head and a pointed tapering shaft. The shape is uneven. It is made of yellow white stone with a slight 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