Fragment of decorative tile

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


Findspot: Egypt, Tell el Yahudiyeh

Dimensions

Overall: 6.8 x 2.3 x 7.3 cm (2 11/16 x 7/8 x 2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

88.995

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tile and inlays

“Palace of Ramesses III” the same clay and texture as a preciding: a portion of the finished edge: non-descript winged figure on the upper surface in shiny white - and yellow glaze deeply molded in ribs.

Provenance

From Palace of Ramesses III, Tell-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