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Rosette Inlay

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Faience
  • Place Excavated: Tell el-Yahudiya, Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1187–1156 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY Dynasty 20
    PERIOD New Kingdom
    DIMENSIONS 3/8 × Diam. 7/8 in. (0.9 × 2.2 cm)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION White faience rosette, an inlay. Circular form with divisions of petals indicated by gray-blue faience. In center of obverse a bronze (?) nail going through to obverse presumably for attaching inlay. Reverse undecorated. Condition: Glaze deteriorated.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Rosette Inlay, ca. 1187–1156 B.C.E. Faience, 3/8 × Diam. 7/8 in. (0.9 × 2.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund, 02.237. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.02.237_view01.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.02.237_view01.jpg., 2018
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