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Eye of Horus (wedjat) ring bezel

This ring bezel is in the form of an Eye of Horus (wedjat). The eyeball is white; the remainder glazed purple.

Provenance

From Egypt, Tell el Amarna, 1891-2 (Petrie) (Accession Date: October 8, 1936)

Credit Line

Gift of University College, London

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, 1353–1336 B.C.

Findspot

Tell el Amarna, Egypt

Accession Number

36.512

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings