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BEAUTIFUL COPTIC TUNIC FROM AROUND THE ARAB INVASION OF EGYPT

August 24, 2014

tunic

The above Coptic wool tunic with tapestry weave (154 cm high 104.1 cm wide) is kept at the Metropolitan Museum, New York City. It dates from the 6th-7th century around the time of the Arab occupation of Egypt, and it comes from Ashmunein (Hermopolis Magna).

 

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