REMARKABLE COPTIC CHRISTIAN LIMESTONE PILASTER CAPITAL
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Carved in deep relief with a dove and a serpent amongst lotus blossoms.

 

6th Century AD

 

Height: 31.5 cm.     (12 7/16 in.)

Width: 46 cm.     (18 1/8 in.)

 

Münzen und Medaillen AG, Basel, 1960s. With Jean-David Cahn AG, Auktion 5, Basel, 2005, lot 419.

 

#5737

 

Published: 

Antiquarium, Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XIX. (London, 2020) p.42

 

 

 

Comparanda:

The British Museum  reg. no. 1911,0617.20

 

Brooklyn Museum  acc. no. 68.3

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