“La croce è Dio che si è fatto carne e sangue, dicendo: ‘Anche io’.”
Art of Ravenna, 11th – 12th century
Bone, bronze, emeralds and garnets
Cm 29 x 20
The cross in bone with bronze tips has a bronze plaque in the centre portraying Jesus, while the Madonna, Saint John and two archangels are carved into the bone of the arms.
Absolutely perfect state of conservation.