Tile with bird

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten
1353–1336 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, El-Amarna

Dimensions

Length: 4.2 cm (1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.18

Medium or Technique

Polychrome faience

On View

Egyptian New Kingdom Gallery (Gallery 210)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tile and inlays

Fragment of polychrome glazed tile. Flying bird in pale blue with black lines on dark blue ground.

Provenance

From Tel 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