Faience ring, with possible cartouche bezel

Production date
1353 BCE-1336 BCE
Country
Egypt
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Description
One bright blue-glazed faience ring, with a indistinct decorationon the bezel, a possibly a cartouche.
Classification
CH classification ARCHAEOLOGY Egyptian
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Measurements
H20mm X W20mm x D20mm
Media/Materials description
Faience, blue glazed
History and use
According to different belief systems, some jewellery provided the wearer protection – the Uraeus (snake) provided power, the eye of Horus assisted healing. These rings were produced in large quantities, and were given out as gifts by the King.
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E40130

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