Tile with lotus flower

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten
1349–1336 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, El-Amarna

Dimensions

Height: 9.2 cm (3 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.16

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. Lotus flower in green, yellow, and pale blue, against cream water with dark blue lines.

Provenance

From 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