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Tile with lotus flower

Fragment of polychrome glazed tile. Lotus flower in green, yellow, and pale blue, against cream water with dark blue lines.

Provenance

From Tell 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, 1349–1336 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Object Place

El-Amarna, Egypt

Accession Number

37.16

Medium or Technique

Polychrome faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Tile and inlays