Amhara. <em>Hand Cross (mäsqäl)</em>, 17th or 18th century. Wood, 10 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 1/2 in.  (26.7 x 8.9 x 1.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Miodrag Janjusevic, 1998.126.4. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1998.126.4_transpc005.jpg)

Hand Cross (mäsqäl)


Medium: Wood

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:17th or 18th century

Dimensions: 10 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 1/2 in. (26.7 x 8.9 x 1.3 cm)



Accession Number: 1998.126.4

Image: 1998.126.4_transpc005.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Wood hand cross with lower tablet, central shaft, upper cross, carved foliate, forms that are checkered, crossed, dentated, and linear, and a fine patina. Condition: Good.

Brooklyn Museum