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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
[HD] Historic Deerfield; [MH] Mount Holyoke College Art Museum; [MH SK] The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College; [SC] Smith College Museum of Art; [UM] University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst

 


Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Egyptian
Title:Fragment of Coptic sculpture
Date Made:ca. 300-600 (Late Roman or Byzantine Period)
Type:Sculpture
Materials:Limestone
Place Made:Egypt
Measurements:overall: 6 5/8 x 5 1/8 x 1 1/2 in.; 16.8275 x 13.0175 x 3.81 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1909.1.A.G
Credit Line:Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund
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Description:
Light buff color, pitted. Relief fragment showing side of a male torso wearing long-sleeved garment, head and arm holding a round object in proper left hand, decorated on both sides. Figure wears narrow stole around neck, ending in triangular pendant elements.

Tags:
ancient; archaeology; sculpture; architecture; male; men; capitals

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