About this object

Fragment of a faience inlay for insertion within a wall. A lotus/lilly flower in blue, green and red. Broken at the stem.

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."

Object specifics

  • Type
    Architecture
  • Culture
    New Kingdom (Ramesside Period)
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Tell el Yahudiya
  • Date made
    1184 BC - 1153 BC
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Committee of the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1884
  • Collector
    Egypt Exploration Society
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Tell el Yahudiya
  • Date collected
    1884
  • Measurements
    36 mm x 54 mm x 8 mm
  • Related people
Object view = Humanities
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