Byzantine (Coptic) Period
Overall: 15 cm (5 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Iron; four sided; incised squares and zig-zags; Maltese cross on end. Bent and rusted.
Said to be from Dendara. 1903: Purchased for the MFA at Qena, Egypt from Ghirgas by Albert M. Lythgoe as part of a group (03.1392-03.1394, 03.1470, 03.1683, 03.1698-13.1700) for £3. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1903)
Emily Esther Sears Fund