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Fragment

Egyptian
400 B.C.–A.D. 150


Dimensions

34 x 47 cm (13 3/8 x 18 1/2 in.); Legacy dimension: .47 x .34

Accession Number

89.244

Medium or Technique

Linen

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles

Natural-colored linen fabric of coarse texture and looped weaving. See note on 89.244. Discovered in 1888 by W.M.F. Petrie in the Greco-Egyptian cemetery of Hawara in the Fayûm. . “The interments in this cemetery were from 400 B.C- 150 A.D.” Amelia B. Edwards.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amelia B. Edwards