Fragment of decorative tile

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 20, reign of Ramesses III
1184–1153 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Tel el Yahudiyeh

Dimensions

Overall: 8.5 x 1.9 x 6.6 cm (3 3/8 x 3/4 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

88.998

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tile and inlays

Warm gray clay, unglazed. Rectangular fragment, three sides finished: the fourth an irregular fracture. The upper surface a kneeling winged rekhyt bird facing towards left.

Provenance

From Palace of Ramses III, Tel-el-Yahudiyeh. 1888: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; received by the MFA by subscription from the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription