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Rosette inlay

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Rosette. Gray and white glaze. 8-petaled flower with raised center. Like those from the Palace of Ramesses III at Tell el Yahudiyeh. Should be linked to photo CR9038-d (see 57.418)

Provenance

Probably Tell el-Yahudiya, palace of Ramesses III; Luigi Vassalli Collection (1812-1887); by 1957: Horace L. Mayer Collection; 1957: gift of Horace L. Mayer.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 20, reign of Ramesses III, 1187–1156 B.C.

Dimensions

Diameter: 5.3 cm (2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

57.420

Medium or Technique

Polychrome faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Tile and inlays