Tile card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Tile

20.11.84.102

Currently not on display

Information

Fragment of a tile showing a garment with blue petals and yellow circles. Possibly part of a tile depicting a captive foreigner? Compare with a tile in the British Museum EA12293. Register entry 20 November 1884: fragment of wall (?) decoration, coated with a layer of white clay, glazed and inlaid in colours. Flinders Petrie, 'Tanis Part I, 1883-4' (London, 1889), p. 27: "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."