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Remarkable Coptic Christian Limestone Pilaster Capital

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.

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

Comparanda: The British Museum, London reg. no. 1911,0617.20 Brooklyn Museum, New York acc. no. 68.3

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