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Object Number:
E634B
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Coptic
Provenience:
Egypt
Akhmim
Date Made:
600-799 AD
Early Date:
600
Late Date:
799
Section:
Egyptian
Materials:
Linen
Wool
Technique:
Slit Tapestry Weave
Iconography:
Portrait
Woman
Description:
Fragment with bust of a saint. Warp:/ linen; ud. Weft:\ linen; ud/ wool, rust, pink, dark-blue, blue, green, tan, ud, light blue.Technique: tapestry over 1 warp. Thin vines form a diagonal lattice with discs at the intersections carrying quarrtefoils(?). Interstitual ring enclosing bust of saint.
Length:
16.4cm
Width:
15cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from Emil Brugsch Bey; subscription of Mrs. John Harrison
Other Number:
ES634B   -   Original Number

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