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Processional Cross

18th century

Object Place: Europe, Greece


24.13 cm (9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Metal; wood

Not On View




Ecclesiastical ornaments

Processional Cross from Monastery at Hagios Nikolas. Cross carved in wood; round base and frame; jewelled silver gilt filigree; divided on each side in six panels depicting in front The Annunciation; the Samaritan; Woman at the Well; Baptism; Hosting of the Lame Man; Doubting Thomas; Presentation in the Temple. Back side: Transfiguration; Raising of Lazarus; the Crucifixion; the Marys at the Tomb; the Anastasis.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John Alden Carpenter in memory of John Alden Carpenter