Fragment of decorative tile
New Kingdom, Dynasty 20, reign of Ramesses III
Findspot: Egypt, Tell el Yahudiyeh
Overall: 6.6 x 1.5 x 5.3 cm (2 5/8 x 9/16 x 2 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Irregular fracture and the edges very much worn, thick coarse pinkish brown clay. The upper surface covered with dull gray, yellow enamel - the glaze gone. Deeply increased hieroglyphics, filled with different colors: gray, blue, white, reddish brown etc.
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.
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription