Cross (Holderness Cross), 7th century. Artist: Unknown.

Cross (Holderness Cross), 7th century. Artist: Unknown.

2-668-918 - © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford/Heritage Images

Cross (Holderness Cross), 7th century. High-status pectoral cross; gold and cloisonne work inlaid with garnets; an early example of the Christian symbol in Anglo-Saxon England made with a technique known from pagan jewellery of the period; fifty-eight of the original ninety-five garnets survive. Dimensions: length x width: 4.5 x 4.5 cm


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Image Aliases

  1. 0870000499
  1. 2-668-918
  1. 2668918
  1. AN2003.1
  1. AN1999.206
  1. AN_1999_206-a

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Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 4804x6031
File Size : 84,882kb

Image Information

Creator
  1. Unknown, attributed to: :
Medium
  1. Gold
Picture Type
  1. Object


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