Rectangular tapestry medallion
4th-5th century A.D.
Height x width: 25.4 x 22.5 cm (10 x 8 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool; tapestry
Not On View
Warp of linen; ground of natural-colored linen with a design of dark brown wool, which consists of a mounted hunter inside an oval in the center surrounded by four hunters each in a corner of the rectangle and four animals, two panthers (?), one above and the other below the oval and two hares (?), one at each side. From Akhmim.
Purchased with the Sears Fund by A.M. Lythgoe,From Ghirgas of Keneh. (Lot VI. 33. £5).
Emily Esther Sears Fund