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Object Number:
87-13-48
Current Location:
Imagine Africa
Culture:
Coptic
Provenience:
Ethiopia
Section:
African
Materials:
Silver
Description:
74 silver crosses of various designs: some are filigree, some are decoratively notched, some are of a simple cross-shape with incising. Two are possible gold-washed.
Height:
5.4cm
Width:
2.2cm
Depth:
0.9cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from Mr. and Mrs. Aurelio Cinquegrana
Other Number:
L-897-65   -   Old Museum Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Imagine Africa with the Penn Museum (18 Sep 2011)
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Christianity in the Middle East: Selected Objects Relating to Ethiopic Christianity (23 Apr 1988 - 24 Apr 1988)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] Curnow, Kathy. 2014. At Home In Africa: Design, Beauty and Pleasing Irregularity in Domestic Settings. : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 94/Fig. 5-11
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