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Lotus ornament

Lotus Flower, blue petals, green calyx broken, incomplete. Pierced for suspension from cornice molding of room or pavilion. (Cf. C. of A. II, Pl.XLII, l).

Provenance

From Egypt, Tell el Amarna, 1891-2 (Petrie).

Credit Line

Gift of University College, London

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, 1352–1336 B.C.

Object Place

Tell el Amarna, Egypt

Accession Number

36.927

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements