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Enkolpion Reliquary Cross with Crucifixion and Virgin and Christ

10th century - 12th century
9.9 cm x 5 cm (3 7/8 in. x 1 15/16 in.)
silver and niello

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Additional Image Reverse (Virgin)
Reverse (Virgin)

Handbook of the Byzantine Collection (Washington, D.C., 1967), 60-61, no. 217, pl. 217.

M. C. Ross, Catalogue of the Byzantine and Early Mediaeval Antiquities in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection,Jewelry, Enamels, and Art of the Migration Period (Washington, D.C., 1965), 2nd ed. with addendum by S.A. Boyd and S. R. Zwirn, 2005, 74-75, no. 98, pl. LIII.

Acquisition History
Acquired by Mildred Barnes and Robert Bliss from George Zacos, 1959.

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