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Fragment of garment

Plain natural-colored linen fabric, with looped fringe on one end, one red thread woven in. 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

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Medium or Technique

Linen; woven


Textiles and Fashion Arts