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Inlay

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 3, reign of Djoser
2675–2625 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 5.7 x 3.5 x .9 cm (2 1/4 x 1 3/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.1564

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tile and inlays

Tile from one of the underground chambers of the South Tomb, Djoser Pyramid, Saqqarah. Blue-green faience is partly worn off; hole on back.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Dows Dunham
(Accession Date: December 11, 1947)

Credit Line

Gift of Dows Dunham