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Textile fragment

Period:
Sasanian
Date:
ca. 6th century A.D.
Geography:
Iran, Shahr-i Qumis (ancient Hecatompylos)
Culture:
Sasanian
Medium:
Linen
Classification:
Textiles-Woven
Credit Line:
Purchase, H. Dunscombe Colt Gift, 1969
Accession Number:
69.24.36
Not on view
1967, excavated by David Stronach and John Hansman, representing the British Institute of Persian Studies and the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago; acquired by the Museum in 1969, as a result of its financial contribution to the excavations.
Crawford, Vaughn E. 1969. "Reports of the Departments: Ancient Near Eastern Art." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 28 (2), p. 58.
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