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Fragment of decorative tile

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Fragment of tile. Light pinkish red fabric; part of a wing modeled on front in lilac glaze, with brown line markings, the feathers plainly modeled. All surfaces are finished except for one end.

Provenance

From Palace of Ramesses III, Tel-el-Yahudiyeh. 1888: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund (EEF); assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the EEF.

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: 5.8 x 1.7 x 3.8 cm (2 5/16 x 11/16 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

88.1004

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Tile and inlays