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Technical Analysis
Cairo Inv No EM 46526
Size:18 inch x 9 inch
Warp: Linen?, S2Z 60 per inch
Weft: Linen?
Structure: Slit tapestry

 

Plate One

Unlike the other examples pictured in these pages, this archaeological textile has an exact provenance and furthermore can be accurately dated into the period between 1453-1386 BC.