Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
5th-7th century C.E.
Late Antique Period
1/4 x Diam. 1 1/4 in., 0.1 lb. (0.7 x 3.1 cm, 51.62 g) (show scale)
Cross above the Greek letters Gamma Beta.
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Coptic. Circular Weight, 5th-7th century C.E. Bronze, 1/4 x Diam. 1 1/4 in., 0.1 lb. (0.7 x 3.1 cm, 51.62 g). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1698E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum (in collaboration with Index of Christian Art, Princeton University), CUR.37.1698E_detail01_ICA.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph (in collaboration with Index of Christian Art, Princeton University), 2007
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Circular bronze weight with one side decorated with a Coptic cross and 2 Coptic letters. The piece was solid cast.
Condition: Dirty, incrusted and pitted.
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