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African Art
Subject: Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church

Christian Hand Cross

late 19th century

Copper alloy

12 7/16 × 6 1/16 × 3/8 in. (31.6 × 15.4 × 1 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Valerian Lada-Mocarski
1977.67.93
Geography: 
Ethiopia
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Orthodox Tewahedo Church
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Mr. Valerian Lada-Mocarski collected in Ethiopia in 1943
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Valerian Lada-Mocarski to Yale University Art Gallery, 1977

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.