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Inlay

Tile from one of the underground chambers of the South Tomb, Zoser Pyramid, Saqqarah. Blue-green faience is partly worn off; hole on back.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Dows Dunham (Accession Date: December 11, 1947)

Credit Line

Gift of Dows Dunham

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 3, reign of Djoser, 2675–2625 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Findspot

Egypt

Accession Number

47.1564

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Tile and inlays