- Hilton Price Number
- Object Type
- Soft furnishings/textiles, Tapestry
- Late Roman Period
- Third century AD/CE
- Fibre/textile (from plants and animals) (Flax) | Textile/fibres (Wool)
- Egypt, Akhmim
- 1 foot square
- Number of Elements
- Goat | Hare/rabbit | Lion/lioness
Square Panel, from a robe of yellow flax, woven tapestry in brown, red, green, and yellow wools. The border consists of circles containing animals, such as lions, goats and hares. The square in the centre is occupied by a figure of a man on horseback. About 1 ft. sq. Roman. 3rd century a.d. See Plate III. 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.
- Last modified: 17 Jul 2021