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Decorative panel

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Heavy panel with dark wood; back of panel is worm eaten; front is divided into two square sections and carved with lions; inlaid borders.

Provenance

Said to be from Akhmim. 1903: purchased for the MFA from Mohamed Mohassib, Luxor, Egypt by Albert M. Lythgoe for £2. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Byzantine (Coptic) Period, A.D. 364–476

Dimensions

Length x Width x Height: 40 x 14 x 3 cm (15 3/4 x 5 1/2 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1630

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture