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Fragment of decorative tile

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"Palace of Ramesses III" the same clay and texture as a preciding: a portion of the finished edge: non-descript winged figure on the upper surface in shiny white - and yellow glaze deeply molded in ribs.

Provenance

From Palace of Ramesses III, Tell-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.

Findspot

Tell el Yahudiyeh, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 6.8 x 2.3 x 7.3 cm (2 11/16 x 7/8 x 2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

88.995

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Tile and inlays