Tapestry Roundel With Eros And Horse
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1975.41.9
Title
Tapestry Roundel with Eros and Horse
Classification
Textile Arts
Work Type
textile
Date
c. 500-600 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Africa, Egypt (Ancient)
Period
Byzantine period, Early
Culture
Byzantine
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Wool and linen
Technique
Woven, tapestry weave
Dimensions
actual: 6.5 cm (2 9/16 in.)
Aquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of The Hagop Kevorkian Foundation in memory of Hagop Kevorkian
Accession Year
1975
Object Number
1975.41.9
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
Publication History

Prof. Ioli Kalavrezou, Byzantine Women and Their World, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2003), p. 176/fig. 93

Exhibition History

Byzantine Women and Their World, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 10/25/2002 - 04/28/2003

Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

Verification Level

3 - Good. Object is well described and information is vetted