Tile

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten
1352–1336 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Tell-el-Amarna

Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 x 4.7 x 1 cm (1 3/4 x 1 7/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.14

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tile and inlays

Fragment of glazed tile. Papyrus stems, flowers and buds in light blue on dark blue ground.

Provenance

From Egypt, Tell-el-Amarna. 1935-36: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society; 1937: given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Society through the Hon. Robert Bass.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Society by subscription