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Pendant Cross

Arts of Africa

  • Place Made: Ethiopia
  • DATES 19th or 20th century
    DIMENSIONS 1 7/8 x 1 3/8 in. (4.8 x 3.5 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Arts of Africa
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Gift of George V. Corinaldi Jr.
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Amhara. Pendant Cross, 19th or 20th century. Silver, 1 7/8 x 1 3/8 in. (4.8 x 3.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of George V. Corinaldi Jr., 79.72.28. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, 79.72.28_view1_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Silver neck cross in form of a Latin cross with applique decoration on both sides. In the center of one side only is a silver circle in relief. Attached to the superior arm is a ring for suspension. Condition: Good.
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