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Fragment of inlay with cornflowers

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

Provenance

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

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

Object Place for Label

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Tell el-Amarna, Egypt

Accession Number

37.12

Medium or Technique

Polychrome faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Tile and inlays