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Eye of Horus (wedjat) ring bezel

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Green glazed openwork ring bezel in form of an Eye of Horus (wedjat). Part of the shank remains.

Provenance

From Egypt, Tell el Amarna, 1891-2 (Petrie) Petrie 176. 1891-2: excavated by Petrie; By 1936: University College Collection, London; 1936: Given by the Univeristy College of London to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of University College, London

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1550–1295 B.C.

Findspot

Tell el Armana, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.) - height of ring

Accession Number

36.511

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings