Tile card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Tile

20.11.84.83

Currently not on display

Information

Circular tile in the form of a rosette. Glazed faience with blue background with eight white petals and yellow flower at the centre. 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). Register entry 20 November 1884: Circular tile in porcelain, for inlaying in architectural ornamentation.