Fragment of decorative tile

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 20, reign of Ramesses III
1186–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Tell el Yahudiyeh

Dimensions

Overall: 11 x 2.5 x 7.5 cm (4 5/16 x 1 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

88.1001

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tile and inlays

Coarse gritty reddish brown fabric; portion of dress of captive with a tassel; dull purple with white lines; decorated border of brown; background is gray-green; glaze has disappeared.

Provenance

From Palace of Ramesses 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