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Artefact ID161
TM ID-
Findspot (DEChriM ID)15   (al-Baǧawāt)
ClassFunerary element, Garment/adornment/accessories
MaterialWool
Description

A shawl with a crux ansata...

Selection criteriaChristian symbols/gestures/isopsephy, Archaeological context associated with Christian markers
Date from301
Date to499
Dating criteria

Archaeological context

Absolute/relative dateRelative date
Archaeological context-
Accession number

Cairo, The Egyptian Museum, no. 65790

BIBLIOGRAPHY

• Kajitani, N. 2006. “Textiles and Their Context in the Third to Fourth-Century CE Cemetery of al-Bagawat, Khargah Oasis, Egypt, From 1907-1931, Excavations by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.” In Textiles in Situ: Their Find Spot in Egypt and Neighbouring Countries in the Frist Millennium CE, edited by S. Screnk, 95-112. Tielt: Lannoo.

Authors
Rhiannon Williams, 2021
Suggested citation
Rhiannon Williams, 2021, "Artefact ID 161", 4CARE database - Fourth-Century Christian Archaeological Record of Egypt, https://4care-skos.mf.no/artefacts/161
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