1 7/8 ✕ 1 9/16 ✕ 3/16 in. (4.7 ✕ 4.0 ✕ 0.5 cm)
0.73 oz. (20.6 g)
Bequest of David P. Harris ('46), 2020
Purchased by David P. Harris in London in June of 1979.
Good condition aside from some aging of the metal on both sides.
Brad Hostetler, and Lynn Jones, eds., Ethiopian Objects in the Blick-Harris Study Collection: Art, Context, and the Persistence of Form, Peregrinations: Journal of Medieval Art & Architecture 8, no. 1 (Spring 2022): pp. 5–25, 112–27, 137–38, cat. 17. https://digital.kenyon.edu/perejournal/vol8/iss1/1/
This cross of approximately equal arms exhibits rounder edges and a plasticity that sets it apart from the hard-edged crosses in this catalog. Side 1 features an “X” incised onto a raised rectangular panel at the crossing. Side 2 does not have any markings.
Sarah Mathiesen, in Peregrinations: Journal of Medieval Art & Architecture 8, no. 1 (Spring 2022): 137. https://digital.kenyon.edu/perejournal/vol8/iss1/1/