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Fragment of an undyed linen plain weave on which a square of tapestry has been applied and sewn (11x11cm); centre of the square is decorated by stylised lion orientated to the left, with dark blue fur and beige details; the lion is surrounded with a frieze of vine leaves in vegetal medallions and the square is framed with a freize of triangles; plain weave: warp-undyed linen (S/18), weft-undyed linen (S/18); tapestry on paired threads: warp-undyed linen (S/10), weft-undyed linen (S), dark blue wool (S/81); sewing in undyed linen (S spun Z ply); some flying-threads in undyed linen (S); all edges cut and ragged
- Excavated/Findspot: Akhmim
- (Africa,Egypt,Upper Egypt,Akhmim)
- Height: 27 centimetres
- Width: 19 centimetres
stored in black box
Not on display
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA70219
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