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Fragments of floral inlays

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


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

Dimensions

Length x width: 6.1 x 3.8 cm (2 3/8 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

88.1005

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tile and inlays

Faience inlay fragments in the shape of a lotus flower of blue-green, dark purple, and red-brown colors; under surface has a white glaze.

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