Crucifix

A work made of gilded copper, champlevé enamel.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of gilded copper, champlevé enamel.

Date:

About 1150

Artist:

Mosan (Meuse River Valley) or
German (Rhineland)

About this artwork

On View

Arms, Armor, Medieval, and Renaissance, Gallery 236

Title

Crucifix

Origin

Meuse

Date

1140–1160

Medium

Gilded copper, champlevé enamel

Inscriptions

Inscription on cross: IH[ESUS] C[HRISTUS]. NAZAREN[US]. REX IUDEORU[M].

Dimensions

Overall to Spike: 21.9 × 13.2 cm (8 5/8 × 5 3/16 in.); Cross: 16.8 × 13.2 cm (6 5/8 × 5 3/16 in.); Corpus H: 9.8 cm (3 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Kate S. Buckingham Endowment

Reference Number

1943.70

Extended information about this artwork

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