Ethiopian Cross Pendant

Item number: 17-1478

Neck Cross Pendant, Handcrafted, Country of Origin: Ethiopia.

Category: Cross Pendants

29,00 €

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Ethiopia: Coptic Neck Cross Pendant

of the Coptic Orthodox Church

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In the 15th century King Za'ra Ya'cob enacted a degree, which told that all christs should wear a cross around their necks. This is why ethiopians receive at their baptism a neck string, to which a neck cross - as shown here - can be attached later.

Material: Normally an aloy of silver copper and nickel.

Heigth: 8.0 cm = 3.1 inches
Width: 5.1 cm = 2.0 inches
Weight: 20 g = 1 oz

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