Amhara. <em>Pendant Cross</em>, 19th or 20th century. Silver, 1 7/8 x 1 3/16 in. (4.8 x 3.0 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of George V. Corinaldi Jr., 79.72.14. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 79.72.14_front_PS6.jpg)

Pendant Cross

Artist:Amhara

Medium: Silver

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th or 20th century

Dimensions: 1 7/8 x 1 3/16 in. (4.8 x 3.0 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H1, 10NN

Exhibitions:

Accession Number: 79.72.14

Image: 79.72.14_front_PS6.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Silver neck cross in form of a Latin cross with decorative designs incised on both sides: on one side an inscription is incised along the width of the cross. Incised X forms decorate the length. On the other side, diamond forms are incised of all the arms and in the center of the cross there is a floral motif enclosed in a circle. The top of the superior arm is pierced and surmounted by a ring for suspension. Condition: Very good, evidence of wear.

Brooklyn Museum Logo