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Pendant

Museum number:
7-5496
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21070005496
Accession number:
Acc.2358
Object count:
1
Description:
Pendant; metal; crucifix with crucifixion and elaborate inscription; made from mold which dates back to 15th or 16th century (molds were used for a long time; ht. 13cm.,w. 7.2 cm.
Donor:
Design Department (UC Berkeley), Eugen Neuhaus, Older University Collections, and University Appropriation
Collection place:
Russia
Collection date:
pre-1930
Materials:
Metal
Person depicted:
Jesus Christ (founder of Christianity)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
5.1 Religion and Divination: Objects and garb associated with practices reflecting submission, devotion, obedience, and service to supernatural agencies
Department:
Cat. 7 - Europe (incl. Russia west of Urals, north of Caucasus)
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