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Inlay

Square inlay with incurving sides, red glaze, one corner broken. Cf. Petrie 587; from Tell el Armana, 1891-2 (Petrie); Imp. 114

Provenance

From Tell el Amarna, No. 587. 1891-2: excavated by Petrie; 1936: University College of London Collection; 1936: Given by the University College of London to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of University College, London

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

Findspot

Tell el Amarna, Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 3.3 cm (1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.36.139

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown