Mural wall ornament

Description
This ancient Egyptian decorative plaque was probably a form of mural decoration. Each side is decorated with a flower image and it is not certain exactly how they were used.
It belonged to Lieutenant Colonel LAD Montague who collected over 800 classical archaeological objects, which he bequeathed to the museum on his death.
Accession Loan No.
5/1946/766
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Common Name
mural wall ornament
Simple Name
ornament
Full Name
mural wall ornament
Dimensions
whole diameter 35 mm; whole depth 5 mm
Cultural Group
Egyptian
Period Classification
New Kingdom (Dynasties 18-20) - 1650-1070 BC
Family Group

Material
ceramic; glaze
Collector / Excavator
Montague, LAD, Lieutenant Colonel
Collection Site Name
Tell-el-Yahudiyeh? Tell-el-Amarna?
Collection Country
Egypt
Collection Area Region
North Africa
Collection Continent
Africa

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