New Kingdom, Dynasty 19
Findspot: Egypt, Tell el-Yahudiya, Palace of Ramesses III
Diameter x depth: 3.3 x 0.6 cm (1 5/16 x 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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 appears that much of the original surface glaze has worn away, leaving colors that are evident, but somewhat muted.
FromTell el-Yahudiya, palace of Ramesses III. 1887-88: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; awarded to the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1888)
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription