Fragment of decorative tile
New Kingdom, Dynasty 20, reign of Ramesses III
Findspot: Egypt, Tell el Yahudiyeh
Overall: 6.7 x 1.7 x 6.3 cm (2 5/8 x 11/16 x 2 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
“Palace of Ramesses III”, portion of the finished edge; the rest irregular fracture: Course, dull, pinkish red clay: the upper surface fine thick blue glaze, with hieroglyphs in deep incision formerly completely and now partly filled with opaque white.
From Palace of Rameses III at Tell-el-Yahudiyeh. 1888: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; received by the MFA by subscription from the Egypt Exploration Fund.
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription