Amhara. <em>Pendant Cross</em>, 19th or 20th century. Silver, 2 x 1 3/4 in. (5.0 x 4.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of George V. Corinaldi Jr., 79.72.18. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 79.72.18_front_PS6.jpg)

Pendant Cross


Medium: Silver

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th or 20th century

Dimensions: 2 x 1 3/4 in. (5.0 x 4.4 cm)



Accession Number: 79.72.18

Image: 79.72.18_front_PS6.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Solid silver neck cross with equilateral arms on top of which are a square. Only the ends of the arms extend beyond the square, and at the tip of each arm is a small diamond shape. The surfaces of both sides have been decorated with intricate interlace and loop patterns in relief. At the top of the superior arm is a ring for suspension. Condition: Good. Some dark areas appear on parts on relief.

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