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  The sign of the fish is one of the most frequent images used by early Christians. The Greek word in the center is an acrostic that stands for the initial five letters of Jesus name, Jesus/Christ/of God/the Son/Savior. The acrostic was used by the 4th century, if not earlier. Tradition records that during the early years of persecution the sign of the fish was used by Christians to identify each other. This cross is taken from an image inscribed on the walls of the Calixtus catacombs.

Dimensions: 1  7/8" x 1  1/2"

Sign of the Fish Cross