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African Art

Christian Processional Cross

14th–15th century

Copper alloy

11 1/2 × 6 1/2 × 1 in. (29.21 × 16.51 × 2.54 cm)
Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., Class of 1913, Fund
2010.119.2
Geography: 
Ethiopia
Culture: 
Orthodox Tewahedo Church
Period: 
14th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Milos Simovic, New York, to 2010; sold to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2010

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2011.pdf (accessed March 1, 2012).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.