Glazed Tile with Palms
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.
- Medium: Faience
- Possible Place Collected: El Amarna, Egypt
- Dates: ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E.
- Dynasty: late XVIII Dynasty
- Period: New Kingdom
- Dimensions: 4 1/4 x 3 5/8 in. (10.8 x 9.2 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: 52.148.1
- Credit Line: Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
- Rights Statement: Creative Commons-BY
- Caption: 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
- Catalogue Description: 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.
- Record Completeness: Best (82%)