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Hand Cross

18th–19th century

Silver

in-house: 9 1/4 × 3 5/8 × 1/8 in. (23.5 × 9.21 × 0.32 cm)
Gift of Betty and Whitney MacMillan, B.A. 1951
2011.96.1
Geography: 
Ethiopia
Culture: 
Orthodox Tewahedo Church
Period: 
18th–19th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Collected by Betty and Whitney MacMillan in Kenya in the 1960s
Donated by Betty and Whitney MacMillan to Yale University Art Gallery in 2011

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2012.pdf (accessed December 21, 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.