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Ancient Textiles from Nubia: Meroitic, X-Group, and Christian Fabrics from Ballana and Qustul

Christa C. Mayer Thurman and Bruce Williams

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The textiles in this exhibit came to light as a result of archaeological salvage operations conducted by the Oriental Institute between 1962 and 1964. When Egypt (United Arab Republic) and UNESCO appealed for scholarly assistance in excavating areas about to be flooded by water rising behind the Aswan High Dam, the Oriental Institute responded by sending out several expeditions which worked in Egypt and the Sudan.

  • Ancient Textiles from Nubia: Meroitic, X-Group, and Christian Fabrics from Ballana and Qustul
  • An Exhibition Organized by The Art Institute of Chicago
  • Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago and the Oriental Institute, 1979
  • Pp. 148; 170 illustrations
  • Out of Print

Revised: December 20, 2012

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