Decorative panel

Egyptian
Byzantine (Coptic) Period
A.D. 364–476


Dimensions

Length x Width x Height: 40 x 14 x 3 cm (15 3/4 x 5 1/2 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1630

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Heavy panel with dark wood; back of panel is worm eaten; front is divided into two square sections and carved with lions; inlaid borders.

Provenance

Said to be from Akhmim. 1903: purchased for the MFA from Mohamed Mohassib, Luxor, Egypt by Albert M. Lythgoe for £2. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund