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Woman's hood fragment

Fragment of a woman's hood. Wool sprang in stripes of black and red. See not on 89.232. Discovered by W. M. F. Petrie in the Gréco-Egyptian Cemetery of Hawara, in the Fayûm, in 1888. "The interments in this Cemetery were made from 400 B.C.–A.D.150. This piece dates probably from 200 B.C. to...

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Gift of Miss Amelia B. Edwards

Egyptian, 200 B.C.–A.D. 150

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Medium or Technique

Wool; sprang


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