University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 87-13-20
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Coptic
Provenience: Ethiopia
Section:African
Materials:Canvas
Pigment
Wood
Glass
Iconography:Saint George
Horse
Serpent
Devil
Inscription
Credit Line:Purchased from Mr. and Mrs. Aurelio Cinquegrana, 1987
Other NumberL-897-79 - Old Museum Number

Description

Large panel painting framed and behind glass. Incomplete mural of St. George astride a horse, with the serpent and a small blue devil beneath the horse. He holds a spear in each hand. There is a Coptic inscription in the top lefthand corner, and the top righthand corner is missing.


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