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Reliquary Cross with Crucifixion and Four Saints' Busts

11th century - 12th century
5.5 cm x 4 cm x 0.6 cm (2 3/16 in. x 1 9/16 in. x 1/4 in.)
silver, gilding and niello

Not on view


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Three-quarter view (after cleaning in 1998)

M. Ross, Jewelry, Enamels, and Art of the Migration Period, Catalogue of the Byzantine and Early Mediaeval Antiquities in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection, Vol. II, 2nd ed., with an Addendum by Susan A. Boyd and Stephen R. Zwirn (Washington, DC, 2005), add. no. 195, pl. CXXVII.

Acquisition History
Acquired from George Zacos, July 1963.

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