Greco-Roman, Late Antique period
4th century A.D.
Object Place: Egypt
7.2 x 9 cm (2 13/16 x 3 9/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .09 x .072
Medium or Technique
Silk compound weft twill [samit]
Not On View
Found in a Coptic grave. Silk samit with 1/2 twill ground, white and brown (at present) wefts creating design of seated shepherd, possibly Orpheus, surrounded by animals.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection