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Square tapestry medallion of dull blue wool (greenish or brownish in places) and yellow-brown wool on woolen warps (12 to a cm). Design: galloping horseman in center, surrounded by border of circles, four to a side, alternately containing running animals (lions, gazelles, rabbits?) and...

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Credit Line

Source unidentified

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 4th–6th century A.D.

Dimensions

Overall: 29.5 x 29.5 cm (11 5/8 x 11 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

90.242

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry with hatching

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles