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Handle

Handle

  • Date:

    4th-5th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Museum number:

    A.129-1929

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This bone handle is probably a Coptic object. This representing four standing naked female figures under arches.

Physical description

Bone handle, four standing naked female figures under arches and sperated by turned pillars. Their arms held straight downwards the hands holding scarves which hang behind their legs.

Date

4th-5th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 13 cm, Diameter: 3 cm

Descriptive line

Bone coptic 4-5c

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Cf. Wulff, Oskar. Beschreibung der Bildwerke der christlichen Epochen. 3,1. Altchristliche Bildwerke. Berlin, 1909. no. 365.

Materials

Bone

Subjects depicted

Female; Arches; Pillars

Categories

Sculpture

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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