Finger Ring card

Finger Ring

M11991

On display

Information

Green glazed Egyptian faience finger ring with a bezel shaped like a cartouche and inscribed "Beloved of Atum, Lord of Heliopolis". Ceramic moulds were used to make faience rings, jewellery and amulets. Made from the same raw materials as glass (silica, soda and lime) faience was prepared as a paste and shaped in moulds before firing. Different glazing techniques produced a variety of colours.