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Frieze

Frieze

  • Place of origin:

    Egypt (made)

  • Date:

    6th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Carved limestone

  • Museum number:

    A.22-1913

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is fragment of a frieze from the Monastery of Apa Jeremias, Saqqara. It is decorated with a grape-vine pattern with interlacing stems and bunches of fruit, but is now chipped and portions are missing.

Physical description

Fragment of a frieze with grape-vine pattern with interlacing stems and bunches of fruit.

Place of Origin

Egypt (made)

Date

6th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Carved limestone

Dimensions

Length: 18.5 in, Height: 15.5 in

Descriptive line

Fragment of a frieze from the Monastery of Apa Jeremias, Saqqara. Coptic, 6th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Quibell, James Edward. Excavations at Saqqara. Egypt: Services des Antiquites.

Materials

Limestone

Subjects depicted

Grape

Categories

Architecture

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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