Hilton Price Number
Object Type
Soft furnishings/textiles, Tapestry
Byzantine Period to Islamic Period
Sixth century CE/AD to Eighth century CE/AD
Egypt, Akhmim
6 inches | 5 inches
Number of Elements

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Oval Ornament, of woven tapestry, in colours, dark red ground; two saints, each attended by a spirit behind them; the survival of the Ka. A tau cross in the centre, with two birds above the saints' heads. 6 in. | 5 in. 6th to 8th century a.d. Coptic. 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

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