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Title: Ravenna, Museo Arcivescovile, Croce di Agnello
Start date: 1000
End date: 1199
Historical Period: Western Middle Ages

Front of the processional cross called “Croce di Agnello” conserved in the Archiepiscopal Museum of Ravenna.
The cross, result of many restoration works, mostly it is believed to have been created between the eleventh and twelfth centuries.
The oldest parts are the heads of 40 saints in the arms of the cross.
The figures of Risen Christ and the Virgin in prayer are more recent and they date back to the sixteenth century.

Place: Museo e Cappella Arcivescovile, Italy  
Languages: No linguistic content; Not applicable
Medium: silver (metal)
Project: BYZART Project  
Fond: Biblioteca Classense Mario Mazzotti Archive  
Physical type: crosses (visual works)
Data provider: Museum of Ravenna  
License: All rights reserved
Rights holder: Ravenna Diocese  
Appears in Collections:BYZART

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