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Fragment

Natural-colored linen of looped and plain weaving, fringe on one end. See notes 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.

Provenance

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

89.246

Medium or Technique

Linen

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles