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Medallion (orbiculus) with Eros (?) on a monster
  • CollectionCollection Early Eastern Christian art
  • Inventory numberACO.Tx.2492
  • Object nameTextile
  • TitleMedallion (orbiculus) with Eros (?) on a monster
  • CultureCoptic
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Sheikh-'Ibada (Antinoë, Antinopolis) (Africa > North Africa > Egypt > Upper Egypt (region) > Al-Minya (governorate))
  • Date500 / 900
  • MaterialWool (Animal > Hair)
    Linen (Processed material > Vegetal)
  • TechniqueFlying thread technique (Textile > Embroidery > Embroidered net)
    Weft-faced weaving (Textile)
  • DimensionsDiameter: 4,5 cm
  • OwnerMusée Art et Histoire / Museum Kunst en Geschiedenis
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