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Upper Arm of Cross with the Bust of St. Michael


Byzantine
late 10th century - early 11th century
5 cm x 4.5 cm (1 15/16 in. x 1 3/4 in.)
silver, gilding and niello
BZ.1950.8

Not on view


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Additional Images
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Additional Image As mounted with BZ.1921.9, BZ.1921.7, and BZ.1921.6
As mounted with BZ.1921.9, BZ.1921.7, and BZ.1921.6
Additional Image Reverse
Reverse


Bibliography
Handbook of the Dumbarton Oaks Collection, Harvard University (Washington, DC, 1955), no. 138.

M. Ross, Metalwork, Ceramics, Glass, Glyptics, Painting, Catalogue of the Byzantine and Early Mediaeval Antiquities in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection, Vol. I, (Washington, DC, 1962), no. 21, Pl. XXII.

Handbook of the Dumbarton Oaks Collection, Harvard University (Washington, DC, 1967), no. 81.

J. A. Cotsonis, Byzantine Figural Processional Crosses (Washington, DC, 1994), no. 3.


Exhibition History
Paris, Musée des Arts Decoratifs, "Exposition d'art byzantin," 1931.

Cambridge, Fogg Museum, "A Selection of Ivories, Bronzes, Metalwork and Other Objects from the Dumbarton Oaks Collection," Nov. 15 - Dec. 31, 1945.

Dumbarton Oaks, "Byzantine Figural Processional Crosses," Sept. 23, 1993 - Jan. 29, 1995.


Acquisition History
Purchased from Mr. Thomas Whittemore, April 5, 1950.

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Byzantine Collection, Washington, D.C.