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Fragment
Fragment
Date:
8th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Linen, Wool; Slit-tapestry With Eccentric Wefts; Tapestry Weave
Dimensions:
9.5 x 8.9 cm (3 3/4 x 3 1/2 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Africa
Culture/People:
Coptic Period
Accession Number:
55146.2
Acquisition Date:
1936-04-01
Credit Line:

Gift of Mrs. Charles de Young Elkus

Medallion with a central jar motif with a stem flanked by two figures at the lower half and a two creature (fish or birds??) at the upper half. Probably from a garment.

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