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Creator Nationality: African; North African; Egyptian
Creator Name-CRT: Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th century
Title: Tunic Decoration with Roman Hunters
Title Type: Primary
Creation Start Date: 400
Creation End Date: 499
Creation Date: 400s
Object Type: Textiles
Materials and Techniques: slit-tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrapping; dyed wool, undyed linen
Dimensions: Average: 20.5cm x 20cm
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1916.1980
Credit Line: Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic Trust
Provenance: Mrs. Chauncey J. Blair, Chicago, Illinois.
Style or Period: Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th century
Riders dressed in Roman hunting clothes and boots hurl rocks at fleeing lions. The man wears a short tunic, and the woman has a fluttering skirt. In the border, curving acanthus leaves alternately enclose running lions and hares.
AMICA ID: CMA_.1916.1980
AMICA Library Year: 1999
Media Metadata Rights:
Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art
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