About this object

Decorative inlay, perhaps from architecture rather than furniture or a coffin. The object is made of light blue faience and represents a human face in profile. There are marks on the back perhaps from glue mounting.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    New Kingdom or Late 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
    Purchased from Rev. Greville John Chester, 1877
  • Collector
    John Greville Rev Chester
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Tell el Yahudiya
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    69 mm x 69 mm x 20 mm
  • Related people
    John Greville Rev Chester (Collector, previous owner)

Where is this object from?


Previous owners

  • John Greville Rev Chester

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1877-09-20
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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