Faience ring, with possible cartouche bezel
1353 BCE-1336 BCE Country
Egypt See full details
One bright blue-glazed faience ring, with a indistinct decorationon the bezel, a possibly a cartouche.
CH classification ARCHAEOLOGY Egyptian
H20mm X W20mm x D20mm
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.