Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
5th century C.E.
Late Antique Period
4 5/8 x Diam. 4 1/2 in. (11.8 x 11.5 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Coptic. Tapestry Roundel, 5th century C.E. Linen, wool, 4 5/8 x Diam. 4 1/2 in. (11.8 x 11.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 44.143d. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 44.143d_PS9.jpg)
overall, 44.143d_PS9.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2016
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At top, boy lying on his stomach playing flute; shrub in background; seated dog to right; center, seated child playing with dog; lower left, a woman with child; lower center, sheep and goats clustered about male figure with staff at right.
Colors; as in preceding textiles, but better preserved, save in lower right corner where roundel is stained.
Condition: Some slits in tapestry; frayed at left and right sides.
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