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Fragment

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
4th–6th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 30.5 x 21 cm (12 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

89.249

Medium or Technique

Linen, with looped weft

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles

Natural-colored linen fabric of looped weaving, undecorated. See notes on 89.244. Discovered in 1888 by W.M.F. Petrie in the Greco-Egyptian cemetery of Hawara in the Fayûm. . “The interments in this cemetery were from 400 B.C- 150 A.D.” Amelia B. Edwards. Probably part of the same garment that 89.247 and 91.53 belonged to.

Provenance

Discovered in 1888 by W. M. F. Petrie in the Greco-Egyptian cemetery of Hawara in the Fayûm. . "The interments in this cemetery were from 400 B.C- 150 A.D." Amelia B. Edwards.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amelia B. Edwards