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Fragment of decorative tile

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Warm gray clay, unglazed. Rectangular fragment, three sides finished: the fourth an irregular fracture. The upper surface a kneeling winged rekhyt bird facing towards left.


From Palace of Ramses III, Tel-el-Yahudiyeh. 1888: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; received by the MFA by subscription from the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 20, reign of Ramesses III, 1184–1153 B.C.


Tel el Yahudiyeh, Egypt


Overall: 8.5 x 1.9 x 6.6 cm (3 3/8 x 3/4 x 2 5/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Tile and inlays