Fragment of decorative tile
New Kingdom, Dynasty 20, reign of Ramesses III
Findspot: Egypt, Tell el Yahudiyeh
Overall: 5.8 x 1.7 x 3.8 cm (2 5/16 x 11/16 x 1 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Fragment of tile. Light pinkish red fabric; part of a wing modeled on front in lilac glaze, with brown line markings, the feathers plainly modeled. All surfaces are finished except for one end.
From Palace of Ramesses III, Tel-el-Yahudiyeh. 1888: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund (EEF); assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the EEF.
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