Using clay molds, Egyptian artisans massproduced faience inlays and set them into walls or other surfaces as architectural ornaments. This example depicts a cornflower, a common symbol of regeneration in the late Eighteenth Dynasty.
Dates: ca. 1390-1353 B.C.E.
Dynasty: late XVIII Dynasty
Period: New Kingdom
Dimensions: 1 5/8 x 1 x 1/4 in. (4.1 x 2.5 x 0.6 cm)