Tile with Floral Inlays
This tile probably formed part of a decorative faience border framing a painting done on a mud wall in the Great Palace. The eleven tiny floral inlays are marguerites, white or yellow flowers resembling the daisy.
- Medium: Faience
- Place Excavated: Tell el Amarna, Egypt
- Dates: ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E.
- Dynasty: late XVIII Dynasty
- Period: New Kingdom, Amarna Period
- Dimensions: 4 3/8 x 1/4 x 6 1/2 in. (11.1 x 0.7 x 16.5 cm) (show scale)
- Collections:Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
- Museum Location: This item is on view in Egypt Reborn: Art for Eternity, Amarna Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor
- Accession Number: 35.2001
- Credit Line: Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society
- Rights Statement: Creative Commons-BY
- Caption: Tile with Floral Inlays, ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E. Faience, 4 3/8 x 1/4 x 6 1/2 in. (11.1 x 0.7 x 16.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society, 35.2001. Creative Commons-BY
- Record Completeness: Best (80%)