Base for a Cross

Copper alloy, cast, filed, reamed, and scraped | 11.4 x 3.9cm | 11th century

Unknown Artist

These miniature buildings are bases that held crosses. With their equal-armed cross shapes and domed tops, they reproduce in miniature the church design most popular during the middle Byzantine centuries.

Credit: Fletcher Fund, 1962
Object: 62.10.9
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