About this object

Circular rosette pattern tile of faience. Blue background with eight white petals and floral centre inlay now missing. The excavator, Professor Flinders Petrie wrote about this object and others he gave to the museum in his published fieldwork report: “The bulk of the fragments from the palace of Ramessu III were sent to Liverpool, 100 pieces in all, of rosettes, pieces of figures and drapery in glazed tile and alabaster, small pieces of glass for inlaying, &c."(Petrie, 1889, p. 27).

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    New Kingdom (Ramesside Period)
  • 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 the Committee of the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1884
  • Collector
    Egypt Exploration Society
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Tell el Yahudiya
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    x 24 mm x 6 mm
  • Related people
    Egypt Exploration Society (Collector, previous owner)

Where is this object from?

Explore related


  • Tanis Part I, 1883-4

    Petrie, William Matthew Flinders

    Author: Petrie, William Matthew Flinders
    Publisher: Egypt Exploration Fund
    Date: 1889


  • Egypt Exploration Fund Excavations at Tell el Yahudiyeh 1887 - 1888

    Start date:
    End date:
    Description: Excavations of the Egypt Exploration Fund directed by Edouard Naville 1888 - 1889. World Museum sponsored this excavation and in return were given a share of the finds that were excavated.


Previous owners

  • Egypt Exploration Society

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: Unknown or unrecorded
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
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