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Rosette inlay

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 20, reign of Ramesses III
1187–1156 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

88.1018

Medium or Technique

Polychrome faience

On View

Egyptian New Kingdom Gallery (Gallery 210)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tile and inlays

Eight opaque-white leaflets on a pinkish-brown ground, yellow boss in center; good condition.

Provenance

From Tell-el-Yahudiyeh, Palace of Ramses III. 1887: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over 1888.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription