Christian (Scope note)

The term 'Christian' is used for objects produced in any continent apart from Europe, in connection with Christian worship, e.g. chalices, crosses, prayer books, etc. In addition, the term is used specifically for objects from the Sudan to refer to the period 6thC AD to 1504 AD. For the Egyptian collections, the term 'Coptic' is used to refer to Christian artefacts from 4thC to the present day. The term 'Christian' is also used as a Broad Term.