About this object

Blue faience bunch of grapes from cornice of the North Palace. Two holes for attachment to a wall. Remains of a fabric impression on one side.

From the North Palace, area '25 centre', where 10 inlay architectural elements in the form of bunches of grapes were found.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Architecture
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Tell el Amarna
  • Date made
    1352 BC - 1336 BC (Dynasty 18: Reign of Akhenaten) about
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum
  • Collector
    Egypt Exploration Society
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Tell el Amarna
  • Date collected
    1925
  • Measurements
    56 mm x 35 mm x 30 mm
  • Related people
    East Anglia Egyptian Society (Previous owner); Egypt Exploration Society (Collector, previous owner); Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery (Previous owner)

Explore related

Events

  • Egypt Exploration Society Excavations at Tell el Amarna

    Start date: 1921
    End date: 1921
    Description: Excavations carried out at Tell el Amarna by the Egypt Exploration Society between 1921 and 1936.

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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