Amhara. <em>Pendant Cross</em>, 19th or 20th century. Silver, 2 5/8 x 1 5/8 in. (6.7 x 4.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of George V. Corinaldi Jr., 79.72.21. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 79.72.21_bw.jpg)

Pendant Cross


Medium: Silver

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th or 20th century

Dimensions: 2 5/8 x 1 5/8 in. (6.7 x 4.2 cm)



Accession Number: 79.72.21

Image: 79.72.21_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Silver neck cross in the form of a Latin cross filled with an interlaced pattern and incised lines on both sides. Observe side has a greater amount of incising. At ends of side and lower arms are smaller finial crosses. Attached to the superior arm is a hinge from which extends a small triangular shaped superior finial also filled with an interlaced pattern. At the very top is a ring for suspension.

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