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Rosette inlay

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This circular inlay of polychrome faience is a gray rosette flower design with 8 inlaid inner petals of white with a raised central yellow circle. The yellow has worn or faded. The glazed surface has a few pock marks, likely from the firing process. The piece is intact.

Provenance

From Tell el-Yahudyia, palace of Ramses III. July 18, 1912: gift of the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes, through Miss Sarah H. Blanchard.

Credit Line

Gift from the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 19, 1295–1186 B.C.

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Egypt

Dimensions

Depth x Diameter: 0.6 x 3.8 cm (1/4 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

12.692

Medium or Technique

Polychrome faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Tile and inlays