About this object

Blue glazed faience finger ring with openwork ring bezel in form of an Eye of Horus (wedjat), a symbol which offered protection to the wearer. Marked in ink 369 (indicating it is from the Main City, area Q44.4).

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Ornament
  • 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
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum, 1956
  • Collector
    Egypt Exploration Society
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Tell el Amarna
  • Date collected
    1923
  • Measurements
    10 mm x 22 mm x 22 mm
  • Related people
    Egypt Exploration Society (Collector, previous owner); Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery (Previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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