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Fragment

Natural-colored linen fabric of coarse texture and looped weaving. See note on 89.244. Discovered in 1888 by W.M.F. Petrie in the Greco-Egyptian cemetery of Hawara in the Fayûm. . "The interments in this cemetery were from 400 B.C- 150 A.D." Amelia B. Edwards.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amelia B. Edwards

Egyptian, 400 B.C.–A.D. 150

Accession Number

89.244

Medium or Technique

Linen

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles