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Tile with bird

Fragment of polychrome glazed tile. Flying bird in pale blue with black lines on dark blue ground.

Provenance

From Tel el-Amarna. 1935-36: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society; 1937: given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Society through the Hon. Robert Bass.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Society by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, 1353–1336 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Object Place

El-Amarna, Egypt

Accession Number

37.18

Medium or Technique

Polychrome faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Tile and inlays