- Hilton Price Number
- Object Type
- Soft furnishings/textiles, Tapestry
- Late Roman Period to Byzantine Period
- Third century AD/CE to Sixth century CE/AD
- Fibre/textile (from plants and animals) (Flax) | Textile/fibres (Linen) | Textile/fibres (Wool)
- Egypt, Akhmim
- 8 inches | 6 inches
- Number of Elements
- Bird | Horse
Textiles, a case containing three fragments of woven tapestry; the central one is a square panel, part of the decoration of a linen robe, worked in brown and red wool upon yellow flax, representing a quail or red legged partridge within a frame. On one side is a small square of fine woven tapestry in red on yellow flax, representing Orpheus surrounded by animals and birds, and on the other is a medallion of a man on horseback; very fine work. 8 in. | 6 in. 3rd to 6th century a.d. See Plate II. Aḥmîm.
Price, Frederick George Hilton (1897) A catalogue of the Egyptian antiquities in the possession of F. G. Hilton Price. London: Quaritch. Anonymous (1911). Catalogue of the important and extensive collection of Egyptian antiquities, the property of the late F. G. Hilton-Price, Esq. [...] : which will be sold by auction by Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge [...] on Wednesday, 12th July, 1911, and two following days, and on Monday, the 17th of July, and four following days. London: Davy.
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