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Carved wooden cross with scenes of the Twelve Feasts and a twining Renaissance tendril springing from a mask

unknown artist1500/1599

Benaki Museum of Greek Civilization

Benaki Museum of Greek Civilization

Carved wooden cross with scenes of the Twelve Feasts and a twining Renaissance tendril springing from a mask. The older crosses are probably of Cretan manufacture, with Late-Gothic and Renaissance elements blending with Post-Byzantine iconography.16th c. H. 0,233 m. (ΓΕ 14062)

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  • Title: Carved wooden cross with scenes of the Twelve Feasts and a twining Renaissance tendril springing from a mask
  • Creator: unknown artist
  • Date Created: 1500/1599
  • Physical Dimensions: w70 x h233 cm (complete)
  • More Info: Benaki Museum - Benaki Museum
  • Type: ritual or religious vessel
  • Rights: Benaki Museum
  • External Link: Benaki Museum

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