- 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
- Number of Elements
- Duck | Dog
Case, containing in the centre a square panel of woven tapestry upon yellow flax, an ornament of a robe. In the middle is a duck with a red beak and legs, brown body, with yellow wings and tail, surrounded with flowers. Around this square in a floral scroll are figures of dogs, in brown wool. See Plate II. 3rd century a.d. 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.
- Former Owner
- Frederick George Hilton Price (1842–1909)
- Last modified: 05 Mar 2023