Fragment of Tile

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Tile
Accession Number: 
95.1.71
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.1 cm,Th: 0.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-899
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Tile. Transparent green; gold foil. Cast, impressed; gilded. Fragment from corner of tile. Upper surface has overall pattern of square and rectangular compartments (0.8-1 cm x 0.7 cm) separated by grid of impressed lines, all of which are covered with unprotected gold foil. Surfaces of compartments are convex. Lower surface of tile is somewhat rough and matte grayish brown. One side was cleanly broken along one of impressed lines, and second side, which is at 90 degrees to first, was grozed along impressed line, where gilding appears to end.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Source
1979
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
F19
mark
on edge