Figure of a Saint Holding Book in Left Hand
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
10th-11th century C.E.
3 3/8 x 3/4 x 8 9/16 in. (8.6 x 1.9 x 21.8 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of Ruth Tishner Costantino
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Coptic. Figure of a Saint Holding Book in Left Hand, 10th-11th century C.E. Wood, 3 3/8 x 3/4 x 8 9/16 in. (8.6 x 1.9 x 21.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Ruth Tishner Costantino, 30.27. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum (in collaboration with Index of Christian Art, Princeton University), CUR.30.27_view1_ICA.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph (in collaboration with Index of Christian Art, Princeton University), 2007
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Standing male figure with a halo. He holds a book in his left hand; his right hand upraised. Back and sides are flat.
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