Creator

Creation Date

6th-7th centuries

Culture

Byzantine

Medium

Bronze

Dimensions

3 1/4 in.

Credit Line

Bequest of David P. Harris ('46), 2020

Accession Number

2020.136

Description

The cross has deep circular recess at the center and at the end of the four arms, no doubt originally set with glass or stone, and the arms are also decorated with the circle-and-dot figures. The cross has an integral suspension ring at the top.

For a comparable cross see Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 66.78.3.

Provenance

Purchased from the Falcon Gallery, London, on May 10, 1972.

Collection

The Byzantine World

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