The Fabric of Everyday Life
the importance of fabric
textile artifacts
picturing cloth
writing about fabric
Karanis in Egypt
The Wider World
historic textiles from Karanis
texts about textiles

picturing cloth

Images provide visual information that can help us reach a better understanding of cloth artifacts, their manufacture and use, appearance and meaning.

Archival Photograph: Wall Painting of Soldier God
From the exhibition: Kelsey Museum archival photo 4.2922, showing a wall painting from Karanis of the sacred image of the soldier god Heron dressed in military clothing.