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BZ.1921.6–9, Fragments of a Cross

BZ.1921.6–9, Fragments of a Cross

Byzantine Collection, Dumbarton Oaks Museum

Byzantine, late tenth–first half of eleventh century

Silver, gilding, and niello, 10.9 cm x 6.3 cm (4 5/16 in. x 2 1/2 in.)

The Blisses acquired these fragments of a silver Byzantine processional cross with the Annunciation at the top from the Parisian dealer Joseph Brummer on August 20, 1921.

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