Neck Band


From: Egypt | Illahun | Fayum

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Number E1443G.1
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Coptic
Provenience Egypt | Illahun | Fayum
Period Coptic Period
Date Made 6th-9th century CE
Section Egyptian
Materials Linen | Wool
Technique Tapestry Weave | Embroidered

Warp: \ wool; ud

Weft: \'/,\/ linen; ud; \ wool; ud, brown & ud, pink-purple, dark-blue & red, blue.

Technique: Tapestry over 1 warp. Emb. with \/ linen. Poor spinning. Alternate oblongs and ovals all filled with emb. interlace. Neck band, narrow border, ovals alt with oblongs; and below 3? pendants hanging by cable and dot stem with crude human forms (?) flanked by conventional patterns between. See Class II (E 1443, card 4 for border).

Length 36 cm
Width 56 cm
Credit Line Distribution from the Egyptian Research Account; William Flinders Petrie; subscription of Mrs. John Harrison, 1895
Other Number E1443G1-2 - Other Number

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