Door with Figure of a Saint
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Wood, iron, pigment
7th century C.E. or 10th-11th century C.E.
Late Antique Period, or Fatimid Period
6 13/16 x 5 13/16 x 3/4 in. (17.4 x 14.8 x 2 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Ruth Tishner Costantino
Small square wooden panel, apparently a door, with a standing, frontal haloed figure orans. A small iron lock to the left, below a flower(?) and above a basket containing loaves(?). At the right edge, pivots at top and bottom.
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Coptic. Door with Figure of a Saint, 7th century C.E. or 10th-11th century C.E. Wood, iron, pigment, 6 13/16 x 5 13/16 x 3/4 in. (17.4 x 14.8 x 2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Ruth Tishner Costantino, 30.28. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum (in collaboration with Index of Christian Art, Princeton University), CUR.30.28_detail01_ICA.jpg)
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