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Fragment of a Band with Noble Equestrian and Soldier, Inscribed “Joseph” in Greek or Coptic

Date: 7th–9th century (?)
Geography: Made in Egypt or Syria (?)
Medium: Weft-faced compound twill ( samit ) in blue-violet and beige silk
Dimensions: 10 3/8 x 6 3/4 in. (26.4 x 17.2 cm)
Classification: Textiles
Credit Line: Byzantine Collection, Dumbarton Oaks, Washingtion, D.C. (BZ.1956.2)

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