Requires Photography

Fragment of tile

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


Findspot: Egypt, Tell el Yehudiyeh, Palace of Ramesses III

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 13 x 10 x 3.2 cm (5 1/8 x 3 15/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

88.1003

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tile and inlays

Coarse gray fabric; dull gray-blue glaze; the back has textile markings and the incised figure of a bird; irregular broken edges.

Provenance

From Tell-el-Yahudiyeh, Palace of Ramses III: Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription