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Arm from a cross

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Fragmentary arm from a bronze cross. A double knob at each corner. Incised lines follow outline. Double lined circle, incised.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey). 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 15, 1884.

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America

Greek, East Greek, Byzantine Period, 6th to 9th century

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Dimensions

8.3 x 4.8 x 3.2 cm (3 1/4 x 1 7/8 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

RES.84.57

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment