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Fragment

Egyptian
400 B.C.–A.D. 150


Dimensions

16.5 x 24.5 cm (6 1/2 x 9 5/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .245 without fringe x .165

Accession Number

89.246

Medium or Technique

Linen

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles

Natural-colored linen of looped and plain weaving, fringe on one end. See notes 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.

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