Coptic Fruited Medallion Scroll Band

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 16 January 2018
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This fruited medallion scroll band was made by the Coptic people of Egypt while under Byzantine occupation (330-641 CE). It is made of wool and linen, and dates from the 7th century CE. (Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, Stanford, California)

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James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of Ancient History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2018, January 16). Coptic Fruited Medallion Scroll Band. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/7939/

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Wiener, James B. "Coptic Fruited Medallion Scroll Band." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 16, 2018. https://www.ancient.eu/image/7939/.

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Wiener, James B. "Coptic Fruited Medallion Scroll Band." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 16 Jan 2018. Web. 25 Nov 2020.

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