Cross cast from bronze and gilded. The main body of the cross has flared arms which join at the corners producing four ovoid holes known as doves' eyes. The outer edge has four protruding crosses, two centrally placed to the left and right and two at the top corners. The cross from the top edge is missing. A central raised bar runs from the centre of the cross, along the shaft to the top of the square shaped base decorated with a cross at each corner. The surface of the main body of the cross is engraved with ; the Crucifixion of Christ, seven angels, to the left Mary, the sun, Longinus spearing Christ's side, to the right Stephaton offering Christ vinegar on a sponge, Saint John and the moon Verso; to the left; Saint George on horseback, top; the burial of Christ, to the right the resurrection of Christ, bottom; figure with arms crossed. There are also nine angels and various floral motifs. The surface of the square base of the cross is engraved with the images of the Virgin seated holding the infant Christ on her lap. Christ holds a book and extends his hand in blessing. Above to the left and right are Saint Michael and Saint Gabriel. Verso; Qwer'ata Re'esu, the striking of the head. Christ is shown wearing the crown of thorns with two tormentors.
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