Tiles from the railing of a throne dais of Ramesses II

Faience, paint | 8.6in | c. 1279-1213 B.C.

Unknown Artist

This tile once decorated the palace of Ramesses II in Piramesse, which he made into one of the greatest royal cities of ancient Egypt. Thanks to the royal favor and its strategic location, Piramesse soon became an important international trade center...
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