Fragment of decorative tile

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


Findspot: Egypt, Tell el Yahudiyeh

Dimensions

Overall: 8.2 x 2.6 x 8.2 cm (3 1/4 x 1 x 3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

88.1002

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tile and inlays

Coarse gritty light brown fabric: portion of a figure of captive modeled in relief tightly wound garment with bands of incised ornament; traces of light colored glaze.

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