Coptic. <em>Mold</em>, 5th-7th century C.E. Steatite, 1 9/16 × 7/16 × 2 7/8 in. (3.9 × 1.1 × 7.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.233. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum (in collaboration with Index of Christian Art, Princeton University), CUR.16.233_view1_ICA.jpg)



Medium: Steatite

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Dates:5th-7th century C.E.

Dimensions: 1 9/16 × 7/16 × 2 7/8 in. (3.9 × 1.1 × 7.3 cm)


Accession Number: 16.233

Image: CUR.16.233_view1_ICA.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Oblong black steatite mould. Reverse: negative of equal-armed cross with suspension loop. Obverse: negative conventionalized crucifixion (?): bust of conventionalized cruciferous nimbed Christ flanked by nimbed thieves (?), within circle with suspension loop. Condition: Good. Each lower corner missing. Details of negatives worn by use.

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