Coptic Fruited Medallion Scroll Band

Illustration

James Blake Wiener
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published on 16 January 2018

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)



About the Author

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 its Communications Director.

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