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Title:

Bone pendant of a saint

Category:

jewellery

Name:

amulet

Date:

400 500

Period:

Coptic period

Description:

pendant, man on horseback killing dragon. Possibly representing St. George. The head of the 'horse' is similar to a donkey, however, and so the scene may represent another saint riding a donkey.

Production
Place (legacy):

Egypt, production, country

Production
Note:

carved

Technique:

carved

Material:

bone

Dimension:

height, 6.8, cm

Acquisition:

bought; 1887; ?

Documentation:

Budge, E.A. Wallis. 1893. Catalogue of the Egyptian collection in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
no. 387

Accession:

Object Number: E.5.1887
(Antiquities)
(record id: 49093; input: 2003-03-25; modified: 2012-01-10)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/49093





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