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Fragment of a woman's hood

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Linen spring in stripes of different patterns. The upper edge is run on a string. discovered by W. M. F. Petrie Hawara, in the Fayû in 1888. "The Interments in this Cemetery were made from 400 B.C.–A.D. 150." This piece dates probably from 200 B.C. to A.D. 150." Donor.

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Gift of Miss Amelia B. Edwards

Egyptian, about 300 B.C.–A.D. 150


Overall: 24 x 14 cm (9 7/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen; sprang


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