Fragment of band
5th–7th century A.D.
Overall: 4 x 23 cm (1 9/16 x 9 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool tapestry
Not On View
Warp of linen; ground of red wool and natural-colored linen; design consists of a disc with lotus-like leaves on both sides and a rectangular area enclosing candelabra plant motifs and four-petal rosettes; fragment of a shoulder band (clavus). From Akhmim.
Purchased by Albert M. LythgoeFrom Ghirgas of Keneh. (Lot III. 24. £17)
Emily Esther Sears Fund