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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.


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.


Tell el Yahudiyeh, Egypt


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

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Tile and inlays