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Collections Holy Metropolis of Korinthos, Sikionos, Zemenos, Tarsos and Polifegos

Item ID: 133
Item Number: 24
Collection: Holy Metropolis of Korinthos, Sikionos, Zemenos, Tarsos and Polifegos
Item Name: Cross of Benediction -holy water
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Place: Korinthos
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Description: The cross comes from the Monastery of St. George Feneou.
It is a sculptured cross with gilded lining. At the base of the antenna vertical cross represented the main entrance into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday. Just above the representation of the Last Supper is depicted.
In the three panels of the horizontal arm of the cross are shown, the Crucifixion in the middle, the Deposition on the left and to right the Resurrection of the Lord.
At the top of the vertical antenna separation the Ascension is depicted. The gilt trim the cross is ornamented with colourful semiprecious stones.