Grape Bunch Tile Inlay



Blue faience wall tile in the shape of a bunch of grapes that once decorated the cornice of King Akhenaten's north palace. Only the lower half is preserved. Found during 1923 excavations at Tell el-Amarna, find number not recorded, "3 incomplete clusters of grapes". Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society in 1923. Acquired by the EES in the division of finds. Donated to the East Anglia Egyptian Society by the EES in recognition of a contribution to the EES (excavation subscription). Donated to Norwich Castle Museum. Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum in 1956 by Liverpool City Museum (now World Museum).