Amhara. <em>Pendant Cross</em>, 19th or 20th century. Silver, 2 1/2 x 1 1/4 in. (6.3 x 3.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of George V. Corinaldi Jr., 79.72.17. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 79.72.17_bw.jpg)

Pendant Cross


Medium: Silver

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th or 20th century

Dimensions: 2 1/2 x 1 1/4 in. (6.3 x 3.2 cm)



Accession Number: 79.72.17

Image: 79.72.17_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Silver neck cross in the form of a Latin cross. The center and each arm have pierced cross shapes. Attached by a hinge to the superior arm is a crown surmounted by a suspension ring. Condition: Good. Some corrosion along the top of crown. The reverse is smooth except for a few finely incised lines on the crown area.

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