Just over 1 7/8” height with characteristic quaint charm. Highly stylized with pierced cross in a circle and pierced and incised patterning including typical trilobate beam terminals. Christianity in Ethiopia is traceable to the first century, the Time of Christ and the persecution of Christians. The New Testament (Acts8:26-36) records Philip the Evangelist’s conversion of an Ethiopian court official in the first century. Wonderful genuine age character, suspended from a premium polished leather neck cord with Sterling silver closure. Gift boxed with a certificate of authenticity.