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Contributors: Paschal I  
Title: Biblioteca Vaticana - Museo Sacro Croce gemmata e custodia della medesima fatta a cura di Pasquale I (817-824)
Start date: 817
End date: 824
Historical Period: Western Early Middle Ages

Cruciform silver case and gemmated cross. The case is decorated on the external faces with embossed images, that represent episodes of the life of Christ: Christ among the Doctors of the Temple, the Miracle at Cana, Christ and the Virgin Mary, St. Peter and the Apostles, the Mission of Christ to the Apostles (in the centre Christ between Virgin and St. Peter). A Latin inscription is located at the centre of the outer face of the case.

Place: Vatican Museums, Vatican City  
Languages: Latin
Medium: silver (metal)
Project: BYZART Project  
Fond: UNIBO Zeri Foundation  
Physical type: crosses (visual works)
Material and technique: gilding (technique)
niello (technique)
Data provider: University of Bologna  
Rights holder: Vatican Museum, Chapel of St. Peter Martyr  
Appears in Collections:BYZART

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