About this object

Blue glazed wall tile in the form of a bunch of grapes. Tip broken off. It was found with four others during 1924-5 excavations at Tell el-Amarna (find number 25/136) from area '25 centre', where ten inlay architectural elements in the form of bunches of grapes were found.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Architecture
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Tell el Amarna
  • Date made
    1352 BC - 1336 BC (Dynasty 18: Reign of Akhenaten)
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum
  • Collector
    Egypt Exploration Society
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Tell el Amarna
  • Date collected
    1925
  • Measurements
    45 mm x 31 mm x 19 mm
  • Related people

Ownership

Previous owners

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