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Roundel with Nilotic scene, red wave outer border enclosed yellow border with fish and sea creatures, land creatures in the center. Condition: fair, weft breakage, soiled.

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Gift of Andrew Spindler-Roesle in memory of Alexander M. Roesle

Egyptian (Coptic), Coptic, 7th century


H x W (framed): 13 5/8 x 11 1/4 in. (34.6 x 28.6 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Linen,wool; slit tapestry with eccentric wefts


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