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Limestone stela


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Title/s

Limestone stela

Category

tombstone

Name

tombstone

Description

gravestone, with cross in arcade decoration. The cross refers to Christianity.

Field Collection

Egypt

Dimensions

length 54 cm
width 15.5 cm
depth 7.5 cm

Period

Coptic

Date

A.D. 500 — A.D. 600

Provenance

given: British School of Archaeology in Egypt 1914 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Documentation

  1. Martin, G.T.
    (2005) Stelae from Egypt and Nubia in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, c. 3000BC - AD1150 , Cambridge (Cambs.) : Cambridge University Press (2005) Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Press [page: 180]

Material/s

limestone

Accession Number

E.66.1914 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 51716; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-12)

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