From: Egypt | Akhmim

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Number E634B
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Coptic
Provenience Egypt | Akhmim
Date Made 600-799 CE
Section Egyptian
Materials Linen | Wool
Technique Slit Tapestry Weave
Iconography Portrait | Woman

Fragment with bust of a saint. Warp:/ linen; ud. Weft:\ linen; ud/ wool, rust, pink, dark-blue, blue, green, tan, ud, light blue.Technique: tapestry over 1 warp. Thin vines form a diagonal lattice with discs at the intersections carrying quarrtefoils(?). Interstitual ring enclosing bust of saint.

Length 16.4 cm
Width 15 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Emile Brugsch Bey; subscription of Mrs. John Harrison, 1891
Other Number ES634B - Original Number

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