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Title: Cyprus Medieval Museum: Cross (MM496, 1957/X-3/1)
Start date: 1100
End date: 1199
Historical Period: Middle Byzantine Period

Silver Plated. Only on three arms of the cross the silver is preserved. Incised Decoration: Left Arm: Virgin Mary in a Medallion. Center: the Crucification. Right arm: St. John Theologos. On the lower arm below the Crucification: Archangel Gabriel and just below him a protrusion with schematized tree. There are two knobs on the edges of the arms. Back side: Iron with no silver plating.
Provenance: Kouka, Church of Stavros

Size: Height: 40.8 cm; Width: 27.8 cm
Place: Frourion Lemesou, Cyprus  
Languages: Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
Medium: iron (metal)
silver (metal)
Project: BYZART Project  
Fond: OUC Department of Antiquities Republic of Cyprus  
Physical type: crosses (visual works)
Material and technique: metalworking
painting (image-making)
Data provider: Department of Antiquities, Republic of Cyprus  
License: All rights reserved
Rights holder: Department of Antiquities, Republic of Cyprus  
Appears in Collections:BYZART

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