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Bone pendant of a saint


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Title/s

Bone pendant of a saint

Category

jewellery

Name

amulet

Description

pendant, man on horseback killing dragon. Possibly representing St. George. The head of the 'horse' is similar to a donkey, however, and so the scene may represent another saint riding a donkey.

Production Notes

carved

Dimensions

height 6.8 cm

Period

Coptic period

Date

A.D. 400 — A.D. 500

Provenance

bought: ? 1887 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Documentation

  1. Budge, E.A. Wallis
    (1893) Catalogue of the Egyptian collection in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (1893)
    [comments: no. 387]

Material/s

bone

Accession Number

E.5.1887 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 49093; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-12)

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