Arts of Africa
On View: African Storage Annex, East Gallery, 1st Floor
19th or 20th century
Gift of George V. Corinaldi Jr.
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Amhara. Pendant Cross, 19th or 20th century. Silver, 2 3/8 x 1 1/2 in. (6.0 x 3.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of George V. Corinaldi Jr., 79.72.26. Creative Commons-BY
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Round armed silver neck cross with applique decoration and circles in each arm and in the center. At the top is a hinge and a small applique decorated superior finial with a circle in the center. There is a neck ring for suspension. The reverse side of the cross is hollow and the arms of the cross are filled with a hard substance.
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