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Daisy tile

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Five fragments. One large fragment, rectangular tile, blue-green glaze with drawn foliage in black and flowers or fruit dark purple and yellow. Originally inlaid with at least 9 daisies (now missing). Also four smaller fragments of similar tiles.

Provenance

From el-Amarna. 1934-5: Gift of Egypt Exploration Society through Mrs. Gaston Smith & Group

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Society by subscription

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

Object Place

el-Amarna, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 1 x 12 cm (3 1/8 x 3/8 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

36.106

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Tile and inlays