Ancient Art

Panel from a large tunic

4th Century A.D.

Purple wool on undyed linen

142.88 x 99.7 cm (56 1/4 x 39 1/4 in.)
Gift of the Olsen Foundation
1956.8.5
Culture: 
Egyptian
Period: 
Coptic
Classification: 
Textiles
Status: 
Not on view
Bibliography: 

Fred H. Olsen and Mr. Aleksis Rannit, Coptic Art (Guilford, Conn.: The Olsen Foundation, 1955), no. 47, ill.

Gerry D. Scott, III, Ancient Egyptian Art at Yale, 1st (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 199, no. 159, ill.

Lisa R. Brody and Gail Hoffman, eds., Roman in the Provinces: Art on the Periphery of Empire (Chestnut Hill, Mass.: McMullen Museum of Art, 2014), 310, no. 133, pl. 133.

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