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Technical Analysis
Cairo Inv No. IM. 14014
Size: 13 inch x 12 inch
Warp: Wool, S2Z 13 per inch
Weft: Wool, 56-112 per inch
Structure: Slit-tapestry with areas of vertical dove-tailing

 

 

 

Plate Seven

The three small human figures, which float above the large pair of spiral arms, share a strong stylistic resemblance with many similar ones that were carved from ivory or bone during the Coptic period in Egypt.