Cross

Unknown people, African-Portuguese, Sao Salvador, M'Banza Congo, Angola, Central Africa, Africa

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19th century

Wood

Overall: 18 1/4 x 6 9/16 x 13/16 in. (46.4 x 16.7 x 2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Fund

999.3.30469

Geography/Culture

Africa, Central Africa, Angola

Period

19th century

Object Name

Religious Object

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Inscription

Paper label on center section of cross, inscribed, in ink: Cross from / [Ol]d Portugese / [Ch]urch at / [Sa]o Salvado[r]

Exhibition History

Anthropology of Religion, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 48, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 30-May 2, 2004.

Publication History

Barbara Thompson, "The African Collection at the Hood Museum of Art," African Arts, Volume XXXVII, No. 2, Los Angeles: African Studies Center, University of California, 2004, ill. p. 28.

Provenance

Susana Montiel de Colmenares, London, England; sold to present collection, 1999.

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