Amhara. <em>Pendant Cross</em>, 19th or 20th century. Silver, 1 3/4 x 1 1/4 in. (4.5 x 3.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of George V. Corinaldi Jr., 79.72.12. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 79.72.12_bw.jpg)

Pendant Cross


Medium: Silver

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th or 20th century

Dimensions: 1 3/4 x 1 1/4 in. (4.5 x 3.2 cm)



Accession Number: 79.72.12

Image: 79.72.12_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Silver neck cross made by cut out method with eight spirals forming and outer band that surrounds a thin equilateral cross. According to the lender, this is a modern example. The area between the arms of the cross is void. In the center on the obverse only is a flat disk. At the top is a ring for suspension; on the outer edge of spirals and at the bottom are small flat disks. Condition: Good. The disks have been welded to the spirals.

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