Ethiopia Coptic Priest Hand Cross from the orthodox coptic Church.
This cross measures approximately 25.6 cm high.
Priests wear handcrosses in order to bless the faithful, or in order to be kissed crosses by the faithful. There fore, handcrosses have to be light and easy to carry. They are generally consist of three parts: from the cross itself, from the shaft and of the base, which is to act a counterbalance to the Cross. Every Ethiopian priest has a handcross (Meskel in Amharic) with which he bless the faithful.The Cross is handcraftet by the lost-wax method, and is a unique piece.
- Croix croisée avec un prêtre éthiopien
- Période estimée
- Pays d’origine
- Excellent état, à peine utilisé avec des signes minimes d'usure
- 25.6×0×0 cm