The cross consists of three wooden parts. On the reverse, the lamb as symbol of Christ is framed by the four symbols of the evangelists. Provenance: Church of the Holy Cross, Askas, Cyprus

CountryEurope
Rightshttp://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/
(Byzantine Museum of Holy Bishopric of Tamasos and Oreinis)
Repository Pagehttps://www.europeana.eu/item/22/_12220...
Web Pagehttps://cmc.byzart.eu/items/show/12220/...
Subject Termscross with symbol of Christ on it, e.g. lamb, Byzantine art, painting (image-making), painted (image-making), Byzantine (culture and style), the four symbols of the evangelists, 'the apocalyptic beasts', tempera, tempera paint, ox (possibly with book) ~ symbol of St. Luke, Archaeology, eagle (possibly with book) ~ symbol of St. John, angel (possibly with book) ~ symbol of St. Matthew, wood (plant material), wooden, lion (possibly with book) ~ symbol of St. Mark
ProviderAMSHistorica - University of Bologna