Requires Photography

Fragment of inlay with cornflowers

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

Findspot: Egypt, Tell el-Amarna, Broad hall, No. 35/51 d.


Height: 3.7cm (1 7/16in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Polychrome faience

On View

Egyptian New Kingdom Gallery (Gallery 210)


The Ancient World


Tile and inlays

Fragment of polychrome faience inlay representing cornflowers; lines in black with various shades of blue-green pigment.


From Tell el-Amarna; 1035-1936: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society at Tell el-Amarna, Broad Hall, No. 35/51 d.; by 1937: assigned to the Egypt Exploration Society by the government of Egypt; 1937: given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Society through the Hon. Robert Bass.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Society by subscription