Copper alloy cross



Accession Number
AB57
Current Location
In storage
Object Type
Jewellery
Period
Byzantine Period
Material
Metals/alloys (Copper alloy)
Provenance
Egypt, Abydos
Measurements
36x19mm.
Number of Elements
1

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Description

Copper alloy Coptic cross, likely a piece of jewellery. Possibly nineteenth century in date. Probably from Abydos. The object was gifted to the University of Wales, Aberystwyth by John Bancroft Willans, a subscriber of the Egypt Exploration Fund/Society, who received the object in 1903. Subsequently gifted to the Egypt Centre in 1997.

Last modified: 24 Apr 2020

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