textile / mat
Fragment of a fibre mat(?) in plain weave with brocading; decorated with a panel containing a lozenge-shaped panel with dots; below, an incomplete Coptic inscription and pattern in light brown on dark brown.
- 7thC-8thC (?)
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Length: 24 centimetres
- Width: 18 centimetres
Information from Hero Granger-Taylor 1989.
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
Earthenware (pottery) plate fragment; red fabric; part of the foot and bottom; decorated with stamped motifs in the form of pointed ovals;inside incised concentric circles; glazed red; wheel-made.
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Object reference number: YCA31550
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