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Coptic textile fragment
  • Egypt
  • Coptic textile fragment, 600s
  • Where object was made: Egypt
  • wool, linen
  • Object Length/Width: 19.1 x 19.1 cm
    Object Length/Width: 7 1/2 x 7 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.0107
Description
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Textile fragment featuring a human figure at center. Figure has large brown eyes, prominent eyebrows and long hair. Figure wears a red and green garment and head decoration. At TR there is a white dove and at BL there is a fish. There are also objects at CL and TL. Background is tan with brown border.