“La croce è Dio che si è fatto carne e sangue, dicendo: ‘Anche io’.”

Rob Bell

Processional Cross

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.

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