Finger Ring

M11988

On display

Gold finger-ring: the ring comprises a solid gold shank to which is attached a swivelling bezel formed from a rectangular plaque of lapis lazuli set in a sheet gold frame, with a wire of gold passed through the bezel and wound around the hoop on both sides. One side of the plaque is in carved in raised relief with an Eye of Horus (wedjat), a symbol which offered protection to the wearer. The reverse is plain. Probably New Kingdom or later.