Processional Crosses of Abba Fanuel and Abba Yohannes (14th c) and Emperor Yohan
14th-17th c Ethiopian Ethiopian Solomonic Applied Arts
Lake Tana.Zege Peninsula. Amhara.Ethiopia.
Lake Tana. Ethiopia. Ura Kidhana Merhat Treasury.
The crosses of the two abbots are 14th century whiole the one of Emperor Yohannes was made between1667and1682. The dates of 1659-1674 shown above are from the Ethiopian religious calendar which did not switch from the Julian to the Gregorian calendar as did the west.
ETHIOPIAN | Processional Crosses of Abba Fanuel and Abba Yohannes (14th c) and Emperor Yohannes I (1667-1682). | c. 1300-1680 | Ethiopian | Ethiopian Solomonic
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