Glazed Tile with Palms
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View: Egypt Reborn: Art for Eternity, Amarna Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor
One of many decorated architectural tiles from el Amarna, this example shows two majestic doum palms and a series of unusual vertical leaves that have not been identified.
ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E.
late XVIII Dynasty
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Glazed Tile with Palms, ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E. Faience, 4 1/4 x 3 5/8 in. (10.8 x 9.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 52.148.1. Creative Commons-BY
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Fragment of polychromed tile with decoration of dom palm with lotus buds. Green brown and yellow on white. From a circular or semicircular tile.
Condition: Broken and repaired. Some chips.
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