University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:87-13-48
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Coptic
Provenience: Ethiopia
Section:African
Materials:Silver
Height: 5.4 cm
Length: 4 cm
Width: 3 cm
Depth: 0.9 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mr. and Mrs. Aurelio Cinquegrana, 1987
Other Number:L-897-65 - Old Museum Number

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.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] Curnow, Kathy. 2014. At Home In Africa: Design, Beauty and Pleasing Irregularity in Domestic Settings.. Cleveland. The Galleries at Cleveland State University. pg. 286 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 94/Fig. 5-11View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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