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Fragment of tile

Coarse gray fabric; dull gray-blue glaze; the back has textile markings and the incised figure of a bird; irregular broken edges.

Provenance

From Tell-el-Yahudiyeh, Palace of Ramses III: Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 20, reign of Ramesses III, 1184–1153 B.C.

Findspot

Tell el Yehudiyeh, Egypt

Accession Number

88.1003

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Tile and inlays