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Fragment with a Mounted Horseman

Object Name:
Panel
Date:
7th–8th century
Geography:
Egypt
Culture:
Coptic
Medium:
Linen, wool
Dimensions:
4 3/16 in. high 3 3/8 in. wide (10.6 cm high 8.6 cm wide)
Classification:
Textiles
Credit Line:
Gift of George F. Baker, 1890
Accession Number:
90.5.857
Not on view
Emil Brugsch-Bey, Cairo (until 1890; sold to Baker); George F. Baker, New York (1890; gifted to MMA)
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