Byzantine enkolpion crucifix with relief of risen Christ

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dc.contributor CLARC
dc.contributor.author CLARC
dc.date.accessioned 2008-06-25T13:35:24Z
dc.date.available 2008-06-25T13:35:24Z
dc.date.issued 2008-06-25T13:35:24Z
dc.identifier.other 169
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10192/22594
dc.description Byzantine, c. 800 – 1100 C.E.
dc.description Fine bronze crucifix with relief of the risen Christ with Greek inscription above the head, the robe and other details are incised. One indentation and hole at each of the four ends of cross and one in the center. Each corner of plaque is decorated by a small knob. All survive except two on the right end of the horizontal bar. Both the top and bottom had two protrusions, one of which is missing from the top left of the vertical bar. The center and the ends of each leg go the cross are pierced by holes for the chains which would hold the item around the neck of the clergyman, hence an enkolpion. The surface suffers from mild to moderate “bronze disease.”
dc.description.sponsorship Brandeis University, Department of Classical Studies
dc.format.extent Height: 9 cm. (3.543”)
dc.format.extent Width: 5.5 cm. (2.165”)
dc.format.extent Depth: 0.7 cm. (0.275”)
dc.format.medium Metal
dc.language No linguistic content
dc.language.iso zxx
dc.rights Copyright held by CLARC.
dc.title Byzantine enkolpion crucifix with relief of risen Christ
dc.type Jewelry
dc.date.updated March 23, 2016
dc.contributor.department Department of Classical Studies


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