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Fragments of floral inlays

Faience inlay fragments in the shape of a lotus flower of blue-green, dark purple, and red-brown colors; under surface has a white glaze.

Provenance

From Tell el-Yahudiya, palace of Ramesses III. 1886–87, Naville excavations for the Egypt Exploration Fund (EEF); assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; December 22, 1887, voted to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1888)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

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

Object Place for Label

Findspot

Tell el-Yahudiya, Egypt

Accession Number

88.1005

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Tile and inlays