Point lace woman's hood fragment
Ptolemaic or Roman
200 B.C.–150 A.D.
Overall: 10.3 x 14.5 cm (4 1/16 x 5 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Fragment of a woman’s hood. Natural-colored linen sprang. Discovered by W. M. F. Petrie in the Greco-Egyptian Cemetery of Hawara, in the Fayûm, in 1888. “The interments in this Cemetery were made from 400 B.C.–A.D.150. This piece dates probably from 200 B.C. to A.D. 150.” See note on 89.234.
Gift of Miss Amelia B. Edwards