A brass polycandelon (multiple holder for glass oil-lamps) consisting of an openwork ring enclosing a monogram, three chains and a round flat disk with ten circular perforations which would have held glass oil-lamps. Its disk is pierced and adorned with a central stylised rosette surrounded by nine crosses.

(Museum of the Holy Monastery of Kykkos)
Repository Pagehttps://www.europeana.eu/item/22/_7687...
Web Pagehttps://cmc.byzart.eu/items/show/7687/...
Subject Termsthe cross ~ symbols of Christ, metalwork (visual works), metalworks, Byzantine art, Archaeology, rosette ~ ornament - AA - stylized, letter combinations such as letterword, anagram, letter square, monogram, etc., brass (alloy), copper-zinc alloy, casting (process), cast (process), Byzantine (culture and style)
ProviderAMSHistorica - University of Bologna