Collection Artwork
architectural elements
c. 2494-2345 BCE, fifth dynasty of ancient Egypt
two pieces wood, paint
object size (a): 15 1/4 x 2 x 1/2 in.
object size (b): 18 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.
Donor unknown
Egypt, Africa

Ongoing Research

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Pattern by Monica Andrews '19
Inspired by the exhibition 3-D Doings: The Imagist Object in Chicago Art, 1964-1980
The Tang Pattern Project celebrates the Museum’s 20th anniversary. Organized by Head of Design Jean Tschanz-Egger, past and current Tang Design Interns created patterns inspired by the Museum’s exhibition and event history.