Priest used African - Coptic priest silver hand cross - Silver

Priest used African - Coptic priest silver hand cross - Silver
Ethiopia - Second half 20th century

Ethiopia Coptic Hand Cross from the orthodox coptic Church.
This silver cross measures approximately 24 cm high.

For the ethiopian church the cross is not only a symbol for Christi suffering and death, is more importantly still its meaning than indications of the resurrection.
The cross often steps a releasing and before the bad one protecting effect into ethiopian representations to the place of the crucifixion and expresses not only admiration for the dead Christ. This function is expressed clearly in the prayer with the designation " The protective wall of the Crosses ". The multiplicity process ion crosses carried by priests with services and religious meetings produces atmosphere of the sacralen and the release and points to the believer symbolically its life way.

Lot details
Coptic priest silver hand cross
Manufacturer/ Brand
Priest used African
Estimated Period
Second half 20th century
Country of Origin
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
24×0×0 cm
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