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Pair of rosette inlays

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Pair of polychrome faience rosette inlays, central buttons missing.


Probably from the palace of Ramesses III at Tel el Yahudiya. By 1979: Mrs Horace L. Mayer collection;November 1979: given to the MFA by Mrs. Mayer.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer

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

Object Place

Probably from Tell el-Yahudiya, Egypt


Overall: 3.8 x 0.6 cm (1 1/2 x 1/4 in.) a. Overall: 4.3 x 0.6 cm (1 11/16 x 1/4 in.)b.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Polychrome faience


The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Tile and inlays