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Fragment with Two Birds

Object Name:
Fragment
Date:
3rd century
Geography:
Attributed to Egypt, Akhmim (former Panopolis)
Medium:
Wool, linen; plain weave, tapestry weave
Dimensions:
9.5 in. high 17.50 in. wide (24.1 cm high 44.5 cm wide)
Classification:
Textiles
Credit Line:
Gift of George F. Baker, 1890
Accession Number:
90.5.157
Not on view
Emil Brugsch-Bey, Cairo (until 1890; sold to Baker); George F. Baker, New York (1890; gifted to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Selections from the George F. Baker Gift, 1890," June 13, 2011–August 5, 2012.

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