Finger Ring



Blue glazed faience finger ring with openwork bezel in form of the Eye of Horus (wedjat), a symbol which offered protection to the wearer. Find number 23/369: From the Egypt Exploration Society excavations at Tell el-Amarna, 1923. Marked in ink 369 (indicating it is from the Main City, area Q44.4). CONDITION NOTE 1998: previously repaired, surface dirt, worn. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society in 1923. Acquired by the EES in the division of finds. Donated to the East Anglia Egyptian Society by the EES in recognition of a contribution to the EES (excavation subscription). Donated to Norwich Castle Museum. Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum in 1956 by Liverpool City Museum (now World Museum).