About this object

Reddish-brown mould for a ring bezel design. The design is that of three elongated circles flanked by two papyrus plants. White paste is visible in the mould cavity. Irregular rounded back to mould.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Tools
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Tell el Amarna
  • Date made
    1352 BC - 1336 BC (Dynasty 18: Reign of Akhenaten) about
  • Materials
    Pottery
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum, 1956
  • Collector
    Flaxman Charles John Spurrell
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Tell el Amarna
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    29 mm x 18 mm x 12 mm
  • Note
    Compare with W M Flinders Petrie, Tell el-Amarna (London, 1894), plate XVI, no. 223.
  • Related people
Object view = Humanities
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