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Fragment of decorative tile

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Coarse gritty light brown fabric: portion of a figure of captive modeled in relief tightly wound garment with bands of incised ornament; traces of light colored glaze.

Provenance

From Palace of Ramesses 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, 1186–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Tell el Yahudiyeh, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 8.2 x 2.6 x 8.2 cm (3 1/4 x 1 x 3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

88.1002

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Tile and inlays