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Fragment of Tile with Water Scene

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Faience
  • Place Made: Tell el-Amarna, Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1352-1332 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY late XVIII Dynasty
    PERIOD New Kingdom, Amarna Period
    DIMENSIONS 2 3/4 × 1/2 × 3 1/4 in. (7 × 1.2 × 8.2 cm)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Fragment of a faience tile. Water scene, white background with conventionalized blue water. At left, base of lotus blossom in green and yellow. Brown stem painted on surface of tile.
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