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Egyptian King Djoser's Faience Tile, 3rd Dynasty, c. 2613-2494 B.C.

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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.

 


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Type: Wall Tile Old Kingdom

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