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Fragment
Fragment
Date:
5th–6th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Linen And Wool; Slit- And Dovetailed Tapestry Weave With Eccentric Wefts
Dimensions:
12.1 x 12.1 cm (4 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Africa
Culture/People:
Coptic Period
Accession Number:
53771.9
Acquisition Date:
1931-09-03
Credit Line:

Gift of Mrs. Gustave Brenner

Exhibition History:

DeYoung, 1979 during King Tutankhamun
CPLH rotation, lower hallway, 10/03 - 3/04
From the Exotic to the Mystical: Textile Treasures from the Permanent Collection, deY, 5/4 - 8/4/2013

Square panel , probably from a garment, depicting two nude figures inside a roundel, the one on the left may be a dancing maenad. The figure on the right may represent Dionysus who looks towards the dancer. The figures are surrounded by vine leaves and branches, typical of Dionysiac scenes.

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