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lamp handle in the shape of a cross
  • Turkey
  • lamp handle in the shape of a cross, 400s–500s CE
  • Where object was made: Byzantium (present-day Istanbul, Turkey)
  • bronze
  • Object Height/Width: 25.4 x 13.97 cm
    Object Height/Width: 10 x 5 1/2 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1964.0006
Description

Cross painted white. There is a ring at one end and a pointed cone shape on opposite end. Probably from a liturgical vessel.