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Fragment

Natural-colored linen fabric of looped weaving, undecorated. 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. Probably part of the same garment...

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

Accession Number

89.249

Medium or Technique

Linen, with looped weft

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles