Ancient Egyptian Terracotta Coptic Bead Necklace with Bronze Cross

Description
Ancient Egyptian Terracotta Coptic Bead Necklace with Bronze Cross
Circa 4th - 7th century AD

A finely restrung Coptic necklace, composed of terracotta disc beads. The necklace is further enriched by a Byzantine bronze cross pendant. The cross features incised discs, possibly once they would have been filled with precious stones inlays.

Measurements: 36cm half length, folded.

Provenance: London art market, 1990’s.

Lot details
Culture
Ancient Egyptian
Material
Terracotta
Object
Coptic Bead Necklace with Bronze Cross
Century/ Timeframe
Circa 4th - 7th century AD
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
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