Circular tile in the form of a rosette 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". From the Gatty Slip: 2 porcelain tiles for inlaying, probably from Tel El Yahoudeh, and similar to those brought to England by the Rev. Greville Chester. Dia. 2 1/4 in.