London, South Kensington
15 May 2002
FOURTEEN COPTIC TEXTILE FRAGMENTS
CIRCA 4TH-8TH CENTURY A.D.
Comprising a clavus fragment with a human nude figure and two recumbent hares amidst foliage; another with birds, animals and fish, and border of interlacing octagonal roundels, with tassels below; another with frieze of hares and human being; another with frieze of lions, birds and foliage; another, human beings and plants; and another nine decorated fragments, mainly with abstract or arabesque motifs, all framed and glazed
3½ to 15¾ in. (9 to 40 cm.) high (14)
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