Rosette inlay

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 19
1295–1186 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Diameter x depth: 2.2 x 6 cm (7/8 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

85.577

Medium or Technique

Polychrome faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tile and inlays

This circular inlay of polychrome faience bears a gray rosette/flower design with 8 inlaid inner petals of white with a raised central yellow circle. It is somewhat nicked with small areas of discoloration/incrustation.

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