Creator

Medium

Bronze

Dimensions

3 3/4 x 1 1/4 in.

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

2020.142

Description

There are three Greek inscriptions on the side of the cross with the Crucifixion.

On the upper arm of the cross:
ΦC
Φῶς
Light

On the left arm of the cross:
ΙΔΕΟΥΟ
ΣΟΥ
ἴδε ὁ υἱός σου
"Behold, your son." (John 19:26)

On the right arm of the cross:
ΙΔΟΥΗ[...
...]ΣΟΥ
Ἰδοὺ ἡ μήτηρ σου
"Behold, your mother." (John 19:27)

Provenance

Purchased in the Istanbul bazaar in 1968.

Preview

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Oblique view

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Crucifixion front

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Crucifixion back

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Mother of God front

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Mother of God back

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Oblique view

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Oblique view

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