Exhibitions/ Art Object

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4th–7th century
Made in Kharga Oasis, Byzantine Egypt
Linen, wool: Tapestry weave in polychrome wool and undyed linen on plain-weave ground in undyed linen; crown decoration in looping technique in polychrome wool; row of stiches below wide band in nearly black wool, red wool, and undyed linen ending in plied threads
Overall: ht. 41 5/16 in. (105 cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1933
Accession Number:
Not on view
Burial 6, Tomb IX, al-Bagawat, Kharga Oasis
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