Tiles

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Saqqara, Tombs of the Kings

Dimensions

Overall: 6.6 x 2 x 1.1 cm (2 5/8 x 13/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

94.252a-f

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tile and inlays

Six rectangular pieces, finished on all sides. Inscription on one side of one piece reads: “Recitation by Osiris, Horus, and Isis…” Light blue glaze; inscription in white. Fragments B and D join.

Provenance

From Saqqara. P book says bought by Mrs. Warren at "Tombs of the Kings."

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel D. Warren