Eye of Horus (wedjat) ring bezel

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


Findspot: Egypt, Tell el Amarna

Dimensions

Width: 2.1 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

36.512

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

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