OUR COLLECTION — AFRICA — EGYPT 241. SMALL ABSTRACT EBONY NATIVITY
This Nativity was hand-carved from hard ebony wood by our friend in Egypt. This artisan is a Coptic Christian. The unique abstract designs are created by turning each piece of wood on a lathe. The set includes Joseph, Mary, baby Jesus, a camel with long neck, a donkey, a sheep, three wise men, and two angels. One angel plays a mandolin while the other plays a tambourine. The angels and Joseph figure measure 3.25 inches tall.