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Eye of Horus (wedjat) ring bezel

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One ring bezel in form of an Eye of Horus (wedjat), details incised, good work but incomplete. There is a dark stone inclusion in the "eye."

Provenance

From Egypt, Tell el Amarna. 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: 2.9 cm (1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

36.514

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings