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Processional Cross

Artist/Maker: Artist Unknown (Artist Unknown)

Date: 20th century
Medium: brass
Overall: 12 1/4 x 6 3/8 x 3/8 in. (31.1 x 16.2 x 1 cm)
Classification: Art Works
Credit Line: Bequest of Dorothy M. Head
Object number: 97.0007.08
DescriptionThe long-lived Aksumite civilization of Ethiopia (from at least 1500 BCE to the 16th century CE) converted to Christianity when King Exana embraced the new religion in the 4th century.
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