Fragment of decorative tile

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


Findspot: Egypt, Tell el Yahudiyeh

Dimensions

Overall: 5.8 x 1.7 x 3.8 cm (2 5/16 x 11/16 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

88.1004

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tile and inlays

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.

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription