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Cross and chain

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Bronze Coptic cross and chain; traces of gilding; badly corroded.

Provenance

From Hou. 1904: purchased for the MFA by by Albert M. Lythgoe.

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Byzantine (Coptic) Period, A.D. 363–476

Dimensions

Length: 40.5 cm (15 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

04.1791

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects