Fragment of inlay with cornflowers
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten
Findspot: Egypt, Tell el-Amarna, Broad hall, No. 35/51 d.
Height: 3.7cm (1 7/16in.)
Medium or Technique
Egyptian New Kingdom Gallery (Gallery 210)
Fragment of polychrome faience inlay representing cornflowers; lines in black with various shades of blue-green pigment.
From Tell el-Amarna; 1035-1936: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society at Tell el-Amarna, Broad Hall, No. 35/51 d.; by 1937: assigned to the Egypt Exploration Society by the government of Egypt; 1937: given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Society through the Hon. Robert Bass.
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