Rosette inlay

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


Dimensions

Diameter: 5.3 cm (2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

57.420

Medium or Technique

Polychrome faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tile and inlays

Rosette. Gray and white glaze. 8-petaled flower with raised center. Like those from the Palace of Ramesses III at Tell el Yahudiyeh. Should be linked to photo CR9038-d (see 57.418)

Provenance

Probably Tell el-Yahudiya, palace of Ramesses III; Luigi Vassalli Collection (1812-1887); by 1957: Horace L. Mayer Collection; 1957: gift of Horace L. Mayer.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer