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Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

CULTURE Coptic
MEDIUM Steatite
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES 5th-7th century C.E.
    PERIOD Late Antique Period
    DIMENSIONS 1 9/16 × 7/16 × 2 7/8 in. (3.9 × 1.1 × 7.3 cm)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 16.233
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Oblong black steatite mould. Reverse: negative of equal-armed cross with suspension loop. Obverse: negative conventionalized crucifixion (?): bust of conventionalized cruciferous nimbed Christ flanked by nimbed thieves (?), within circle with suspension loop. Condition: Good. Each lower corner missing. Details of negatives worn by use.
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