Inlay in the form of a lotus
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten
7 x 8 cm (2 3/4 x 3 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Egyptian New Kingdom Gallery (Gallery 210)
Polychrome faience inlay of a blue water lily or lotus, composed of a mosaic of glazed elements (red, blue, green, white, yellow) fixed to a grayish faience base. Broken off at the base; two triangular elements missing.
By 1984: with Jean-Louis Domercq, Paris; purchased by the MFA from Jean-Louis Domercq May 9, 1984.
(Accession Date: May 9, 1984)
William Stevenson Smith Fund