Fragment of a panel

Egyptian
Byzantine (Coptic) Period
late 4th–mid 7th century


Findspot: Egypt, Saqqara, Coptic Monastery

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 37 x 35 x 17 cm (14 9/16 x 13 3/4 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.1227

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

There is a small basket (?) medallion in the center. There are large leaf scrolls around it. The iconograpghy of this fragment suggests it once belonged within an ecclesiastical context.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From the Coptic Monastery at Saqqara, Egypt, excavated by J.E.Quibell in

Credit Line

Gift of the Western Art Visiting Committee