Coptic crosses made of silver


Title

Coptic crosses made of silver

Date Issued

1959

Description

The cross on the right of the photograph was purchased at Harar. These crosses are worn around the necks of Ethiopian Christian women. The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during Elliott Forsyth’s study leave in 1959, from the University of Adelaide. Elliott used the images in the collection extensively for lectures on "Ethiopia: the Land of Prester John"

Spatial Coverage

Medium

Extent

1 slide : col., 5 x 5 cm

Rights

Copyright E. C. Forsyth

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https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-046.jpg

Citation

Forsyth, Elliott Christopher and Forsyth, Elliott Christopher (photographer), “Coptic crosses made of silver,” Monash Collections Online, accessed July 10, 2020, http://repository.erc.monash.edu/items/show/34460

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