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Coptic Christian Cross.  Prayer.  Blessing. Handmade.  Abyssinian.  Ethiopia

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  This Abyssinian Cross reflects the elaborate style of Ethiopian crosses. The history of Christianity in Ethiopia is longstanding, dating back to the fourth century A.D.. At that time, King Ezana, ruler of Aksum, made it the court religion.   Ethiopian monarchs gave notable monasteries larger crosses,  but just… Continue reading

Happy Devil Wooden Mask, China

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Detail: This is carved and painted by artisans in a village outside Beijing. A devil face with a devious smile/laugh. Circa late 1900’s. Very good condition. Stand is not included.

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