Egyptian King Djoser's Faience Tile, 3rd Dynasty, c. 2613-2494 B.C.
These tiles were embedded in plaster on the walls of the chamber. In the order they were made to imitate reed mating, a typical Egyptian symbol.
Origin: Egypt, Old Kingdom, 2613-2494 B.C.
Condition: Section missing but good vibrant colour remaining.
Size: 53mm x 36mm.
Reference: Friedman, F., Gifts Of The Nile: Ancient Egyptian Faience, 1997, pg. 180-181.