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Fragment of inlay

Fragment of inlay, representing lotus flower, deep blue glaze, the petals outlined in brilliant blue-green, broken and incomplete.

Provenance

From Tell el Amarna 1891-2 (Petrie); gift from University College, London.

Credit Line

Gift of University College, London

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, 1356–1332 B.C.

Findspot

Amarna, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 2.3 x 2.5 x 0.3 cm (7/8 x 1 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.36.30

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements