Bunch of grapes

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten
1352–1336 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Tell-el-Amarna

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 3 x 2 cm (1 15/16 x 1 3/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

36.929

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tile and inlays

Bunch of grapes; deep blue glaze, for attachment to ceiling molding of room or canopy. Cut away in back so as to fit molding; pierced for attachment.

Provenance

From Egypt, Tell-el-Amarna, 1891-2, (Petrie).

Credit Line

Gift of University College, London