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wall-hanging / textile / tapestry / religious/ritual equipment

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Fragment of tapestry, perhaps from a ritual wall-hanging, undyed (yellowy) and blue cotton on an undyed linen warp. Design of repeating animal-headed deity seated on a chair holding a staff in right hand and with an emblem on his head. Band of plain stripes and chevrons below the design and three rows of chequers.


  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1stC BC-4thC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 16.5 centimetres
    • Width: 16.5 centimetres
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history


    2003 10 Apr-31 Aug, Barcelona, CaixaForum, Nubia: Los reinos del Nilo en Sudan
    2003/4 23 Sep-4 Jan, Madrid, Sala de Exposiciones de la Fundacio, Nubia: Los reinos del Nilo en Sudan

  • Condition

    fragment, discoloration, some wear

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Ancient Egypt & Sudan

  • BM/Big number


  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • QI.74.T/90


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