Wood Diptych from the Ethiopian Coptic Church, in Africa
Ethiopian Wood Diptych early 19th Century.
The origins of the Ethiopian Coptic Church, which are Semetic and Christian, date as far back as the 4th century A.D.
ICONS: Holy images painted on wood in diptych and triptych form were meant for personal devotion. The outer surfaces were decorated with abstract relief carvings.
H:8.75" W:3.5" D:0.5"