Tapestries



Hilton Price Number
HP55
Object Type
Soft furnishings/textiles, Tapestry
Periods
Graeco-Roman Period to Late Roman Period
Dynasties
Second century CE/AD to Third century AD/CE
Provenance
Egypt, Akhmim
Number of Elements
8

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Description

In a Frame, five bands of woven tapestry in various colours; also a piece of a cuff, a rosette and a fragment of finely woven tapestry. 2nd or 3rd century a.d. Aḥmîm.

Bibliography

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: 28 Jul 2021

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