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Fragment of a panel

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There is a small basket (?) medallion in the center. There are large leaf scrolls around it. The iconograpghy of this fragment suggests it once belonged within an ecclesiastical context.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From the Coptic Monastery at Saqqara, Egypt, excavated by J.E.Quibell in

Credit Line

Gift of the Western Art Visiting Committee

Egyptian, Byzantine (Coptic) Period, late 4th–mid 7th century

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 37 x 35 x 17 cm (14 9/16 x 13 3/4 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.1227

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief