London, South Kensington
28 April 2004
A COPTIC TEXTILE ROUNDEL OF A HUNTSMAN AND MASTIFF
5TH CENTURY A.D.
With figure wearing baggy 'oriental' trousers and carrying a quiver on his back, raising his left arm to command a mastiff, held by a leash in his right hand, its head turned backwards to the man, the medallion surrounded by a wave pattern, mounted and glazed
4 in. (10.2 cm.) diam. approx.
Heidi Vollmoeller; acquired in 1986.
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