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Cruzes da Etiópia

Ethiopian, Aksum Processional cross or century Bronze 10 x 6 in. x cm) Gift of Denyse and Marc Ginzberg Location: Floor

Handmade Ethiopian Coptic Christian processional cross the spiritual emblem of Christian Ethiopia.

Handmade Ethiopian Coptic Christian processional cross the spiritual emblem of Christian Ethiopia.

Lot: 433: A GROUP OF SIX COPTIC/ETHIOPIAN CROSSES including, Lot Number: 0433, Starting Bid: $400, Auctioneer: Jackson's Auction, Auction: European & American Art and Russian Works, Date: July 15th, 2008 CDT

Lot: 433: A GROUP OF SIX COPTIC/ETHIOPIAN CROSSES including, Lot Number: 0433, Starting Bid: $400, Auctioneer: Jackson's Auction, Auction: European & American Art and Russian Works, Date: July 15th, 2008 CDT

Ethiopian Processional Cross by A. Davey

Ancient Ethiopian processional crosses from the treasury of the Church of Narga Selassie, Dek Island, Lake Tana, Ethiopia.

Indian brass processional standard [alam] Hyderabad, India,  dated 1851, almost certainly created for the Muharram commemoration at the Hyderabad royal ashur kahana shrine. Each year alamare displayed to mark the martyrdom of Hussein, grandson of the Prophet Muhammad and believed by Shia Muslims to be the rightful heir to the Muslim caliphate. When carried in procession they are awarded the same ceremony as the sultan – accompanied by a royal parasol, peacock fans, incense and flowers,163.0…

Indian brass processional standard [alam] Hyderabad, India, dated almost…

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