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Tapestry fragment

Warp of linen; with design of a band that shows a row of four connected circles containing respectively a panther, an antelope (?), a tree and a lion, in purple-brown wool. Probably a shoulder band. Design shows Roman influence.

Credit Line

Everett Fund

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 5th–7th century A.D.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts