textile / tapestry
Textile fragment of undyed linen and coloured wool tapestry: two black Africans, one naked, other with spear and leopard-skin kilt. Later sewn to a sheet of linen (a plain backing sheet is stored separately).
- 5thC AD
- Found/Acquired: Egypt
- Length: 10.5 centimetres (main textile)
- Width: 21 millimetres (main textile)
- Length: 13 centimetres (linen sheet)
- Width: 22 centimetres (linen sheet)
Probably from a furnishing eg. a hanging such as BM43049.
Information from Hero Granger-Taylor (1990)
2007 9 Mar-3 Sept, Belgium, Musee Royal de Mariemont, 'Pharaons noirs Sur la Piste des Quarante Jours'
Purchased with EA 72502 (1990,0612.121).
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA64087
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