Rosette inlay

New Kingdom, Dynasty 19
1295–1186 B.C.

Findspot: Egypt, Tell el-Yahudiya, Palace of Ramesses III


Depth x Diameter: 0.6 x 3.8 cm (1/4 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Polychrome faience

Not On View


The Ancient World


Tile and inlays

This circular inlay of polychrome faience is a gray rosette flower design with 8 inlaid inner petals of white with a raised central yellow circle. The yellow has worn or faded. The glazed surface has a few pock marks, likely from the firing process. The piece is intact.


From Tell el-Yahudyia, palace of Ramses III. July 18, 1912: gift of the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes, through Miss Sarah H. Blanchard.

Credit Line

Gift from the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes