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Fragment

Egyptian (Coptic)
Late Roman or Early Byzantine
4th–6th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 21 x 21 cm (8 1/4 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

89.245

Medium or Technique

Linen

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles

Natural-colored linen fabric with rows of looped weaving. See 89.247 for a similar weaving, probably belonged to the same textile.

Provenance

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