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Benediction Cross

Benediction Cross

1200s-1400s

Black schist, gold, silver

Overall: 9 x 9 cm (3 9/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Gift of Heeramaneck Galleries 1952.458

Description

This cross is decorated with images of Christ Pantokrator (Ruler of the World) on the front and the Virgin Orans (Virgin Praying) on the back.

See also
Collection: 
MED - Byzantine
Department: 
Medieval Art
Type of artwork: 
Glyptic

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