About this object

Circular form, set with an eight-petalled white flower on a blue background with a central boss that is now missing. Found in the remains of the palace of Ramesses III at Tell el-Yahudiya - described by the collector as "two little star-like ornaments found on the site of a temple to the Sun, in the desert somewhere between Cairo and Suez".

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Tell el Yahudiya
  • Date made
    1184 - 1153 BC
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Mr William Crosfield, 1861
  • Collector
    Hermann Philip
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Tell el Yahudiya
  • Date collected
    Between 1850 and 1860
  • Measurements
    x 55 mm x 11 mm
  • Related people
    W M Crosfield (Previous owner); Hermann Philip (Collector)

Where is this object from?


Previous owners

  • W M Crosfield

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1861-04-16
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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