Rustic Christian Ichthus Wall Cross

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"14.5' ICHTHUS WALL CROSS RUSTIC IRON FINISH Theme CROSSES Division GIFTWAREMaterials RESIN/STONE MIXDimensions 14.567'H 0.472'W 9.646'LAccording to tradition- ancient Christians- during their persecution by the Roman Empire in the first few centuries after Christ- used the fish symbol to mark meeting places and tombs- or to distinguish friends from foes:According to one ancient story- when a Christian met a stranger in the road- the Christian sometimes drew one arc of the simple fish outline in the dirt. If the stranger drew the other arc- both believers knew they were in good company. Current bumper-sticker and business-card uses of the fish hearken back to this practice."