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Warp of linen; ground of natural colored linen; with design of deep brown wool. Six garment fragments. From Akhmîn. 04.2001a: a tapestry band with a design of a male dancer surrounded by branches and leaves and flanked by three circles on each side. On each side one circle encloses a bird,...

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Purchased with the Sears Fund by A.M. Lythgoe,From Ghirgas of Keneh. (Lot VI. 33. £5).

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 5th–7th century A.D.


Overall (f): 6.5 x 22 cm (2 9/16 x 8 11/16 in.) Overall (b): 21 x 33 cm (8 1/4 x 13 in.) Overall (c): 5 x 24.5 cm (1 15/16 x 9 5/8 in.) Overall (d): 46 x 67 cm (18 1/8 x 26 3/8 in.) Overall (e): 12.5 x 26.5 cm (4 15/16 x 10 7/16 in.) Overall (a): 5.5 x 37.5 cm (2 3/16 x 14 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry, hatching and eccentric weft


Textiles and Fashion Arts