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Coptic textile with large cross, 5th-8th century AD

Coptic textile with large cross, 5th-8th century AD


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Egyptian: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1320770
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Bernhard I. Müller, PhD
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Zurich, Switzerland

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Striped Coptic cross created with interwoven thick black wool running along the weft underneath.
On both sides groups of three colored threads with frayed ends.
Wool on linen
Egypt, Coptic Period, ca. 5th-8th century AD
21.5 cm (8.5 in) x 11.5 cm (4.5 in)
Fragmentary, nice green, red, red-brown und black threads.
Schuler Auktionen Zurich (Switzerland), March 2013.

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