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Rosette inlay

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 20
1186–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Tell el Yahudiyeh, A palace of the time of Rameses III

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)

Accession Number

85.578

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tile and inlays

Gray and white glaze; and eight-petalled flower with raised center. Somewhat nicked.

Provenance

From Egypt, Tell el-Yahudiya, palace of Ramesses III. January 1884: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; October 28, 1885: presented to the MFA at the third general meeting of the EEF.
(Accession Date: March 1, 1885)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription