Shaped Collar


From: Egypt | Fayum | Hawara

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Number E1443B
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Egypt | Fayum | Hawara
Period Coptic
Date Made 6th-9th century CE
Section Egyptian
Materials Linen | Wool
Technique Tapestry Weave

Warp: \/ linen; ud.

Weft: \ linen; ud: \ woll; red, dark-blue, blue, green, yellow.

Tachnique: Tapestry over 1 warp.

Narrow inner edge carries discs set off by pairs of dots. Two bands set apart by plain narrow bands. Inner one carries pairs of leaves at either end of "S" stem, alt with small cross. Outer band carries series of discs carrying flowering tree alt with flowering plant. Dots between discs on inner side.

Length 16 cm
Width 27.5 cm
Credit Line Distribution from the Egyptian Research Account; William Flinders Petrie; subscription of Mrs. John Harrison, 1895
Other Number E 1443 - Original Number

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