Mold

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten
1349–1336 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: D. 0.034

Accession Number

36.491

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Molds

Pottery mold for casting rosette inlay.

[Alternate Text for 72.1625-1626, 1639, 1641-1642, 36.465, 36.491:]
Faience pendants and amulets were mass produced, as is shown by the many examples gathered here. The quartz paste and coloring matter was pressed into the ceramic mold, and then fired.

Provenance

Findspot Information: Cf. Petrie 418. From Tell el Amarna, 1891-2. (Petrie)

Credit Line

Gift of University College, London