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Woman's dress

Heavy undyed cloth into which are woven threads of blue linen grouped to form narrow stripes. "Part of the dress of a woman, perhaps a Syrian. Found not far from San (Zoan). She was mummied and wrapped in her clothes and laid in a basket of rushes. Period probably about 300 A.D.

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Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, About A.D. 300

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Textiles and Fashion Arts