Grape Leaves from a Curtain

400s-500s
Location: not on view
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This deep-purple grape leaf once decorated the plain linen ground of a curtain. It probably refers to Dionysus, the classical god of wine, whose cult was popular in Egypt through the 6th century.
Grape Leaves from a Curtain

Grape Leaves from a Curtain

400s-500s

Egypt, Byzantine period

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