Amhara. <em>Pendant Cross</em>, 19th or 20th century. Silver, 2 1/4 x 1 3/8 in. (5.7 x 3.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of George V. Corinaldi Jr., 79.72.27. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 79.72.27_front_PS6.jpg)

Pendant Cross


Medium: Silver

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th or 20th century

Dimensions: 2 1/4 x 1 3/8 in. (5.7 x 3.5 cm)



Accession Number: 79.72.27

Image: 79.72.27_front_PS6.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Silver neck cross in the form of a Latin cross with applique decoration composed of small circles on the arms. There is one large circle in the center. Attached to the superior arm is a ring for suspension. On the back, a very thin line cross appears in relief. Condition: Good. Decoration shows evidence of wear.

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