<em>Floral Frieze</em>, ca. 1184-1153 B.C.E. Faience, 11 7/16 × 2 13/16 in. (29.1 × 7.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 55.182a-i. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 55.182a-i_SL1.jpg)

Floral Frieze

Medium: Faience

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1184-1153 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 11 7/16 × 2 13/16 in. (29.1 × 7.1 cm)


Museum Location: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 55.182a-i

Image: 55.182a-i_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Register of nine faience tiles representing lotus, rosettes, and grape frieze. Forms alternately conventionalized lotus flower and triangles, the latter inlaid with rosettes and bunches of grapes or with conventionalized tree (?). Polychrome glaze, red, blue, white yellow, etc. The marks on the rear sides of fragment d and fragment g. Condition: Poor. Three lotus forms incomplete. Two rosettes missing. Glaze worn.

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