From: Egypt | Illahun | Fayum

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Number E17094
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Coptic
Provenience Egypt | Illahun | Fayum
Period Coptic Period
Date Made 200-399
Section Egyptian
Materials Linen | Wool
Technique Tapestry Weave

Warp: \ linen; ud

Weft: \ linen; ud: \ wool; mixed-purple.

Technique: Tapestry over 2 or 3 warps. Extra warps floated behind tapestry.

Large roundel with plain edge and border of discs. Ground filled with interlace around small discs carrying a ring of dots around a small cross. Two bands of wavy stem sprouting clud leaves and groups of three discs.

Credit Line Distribution from the Egyptian Research Account; William Flinders Petrie; subscription of Mrs. John Harrison, 1895

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