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Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Linen, wool
  • Possible Place Made: Antinoe, Egypt
  • DATES 5th century C.E.
    DIMENSIONS 4 5/8 x Diam. 4 1/2 in. (11.8 x 11.5 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Coptic. 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
    IMAGE overall, 44.143d_PS9.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2016
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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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