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Fragment of inlay

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


Findspot: Egypt, Tell el-Yahudiya, Palace of Ramesses III

Dimensions

Length x width: 4.2 x 4.5 cm (1 5/8 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

88.1006

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tile and inlays

Faience inlay fragment with decorative design in dark gray flanked by two rosettes of dark gray, white, and yellow on light yellow background; edges broken.

Provenance

From Tell el-Yahudiya, palace of Ramesses III. 1886–87, Naville excavations for the Egypt Exploration Fund (EEF); assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; December 22, 1887, voted to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1888)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription