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What is this?

A circle with a maze pattern in the center of an eight pointed star. Black on off-white ground.

This is a medallion from Egypt. It is dated 3rd–4th century and we acquired it in 1902. Gift of John Pierpont Morgan.

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Its medium is

medium: warp; s-spun linen, wefts; s-spun linen, s-spun wool, technique; slit tapestry with supplementary weft wrapping.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 38.1 x 26 cm (15 in. x 10 1/4 in.)

This object was donated by John Pierpont Morgan

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