Processional cross - ROM2018_16298_6


Processional cross

Medium:Copper or copper alloy
Geography: Egypt
Date: 5th to 6th century CE or later
Period: Byzantine period
30.4 × 23.2 × 0.1 cm
Object number: 910.130.123
Credit Line: The Walter Massey Collection
On view
Gallery Location:Wirth Gallery of the Middle East
DescriptionA processional portable cross is a crucifix which is carried at the head of a Christian procession, and which is usually mounted upon a long staff or handle.
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