Crux gemmata
A crux gemmata (Latin, "jewelled cross") is a form of cross typical of Early Christian and Early Medieval art, where the cross, or at least its front side, is principally decorated with jewels. In an ...
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High cross
A high cross or standing cross (Irish: cros ard / ardchros, Scottish Gaelic: crois àrd / àrd-chrois, Welsh: croes uchel / croes eglwysig) is a free-standing Christian cross made of stone a...
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Monumental crosses
This is a list of notable monumental crosses.
Cross of Lothair
The Cross of Lothair or Lothair Cross (German: Lotharkreuz) is a crux gemmata (jewelled cross) processional cross dating from about 1000 AD, though its base dates from the 14th century. It was mad...
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William Slater Calverley
The Rev. William Slater Calverley (1847–1898) was an unassuming rural English vicar who through diligent study and painstaking scrutiny became an extraordinary amateur antiquarian. Although born in Yo...
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Cross of Justin II
The Cross of Justin II or Crux Vaticana (Latin for "Vatican Cross") in the Treasury of Saint Peter's in St. Peter's Basilica, is a processional cross and also a reliquary of the True Cross, one of th...
Holy Face of Lucca
The Holy Face of Lucca, Volto Santo di Lucca in Italian, is a venerated wooden corpus of a crucifix in Lucca, Italy. Medieval legends stated that it had been sculpted by that Nicodemus who assisted ...
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Ancient Crosses of India
Saint Thomas Christian crosses are ancient crosses which belonged to the ancient community of Saint Thomas Christians of Indian sub continent who trace their origins to the evangelistic activity of Sa...
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Batlló Majesty
The Batlló Majesty (Catalan: Batlló Majestat, [bəʎˈʎo məʒəsˈtat]) is a large 12th century Romanesque wooden crucifix, now in the National Art Museum of Catalonia in Barcelona. It is one of the mos...
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Crucifix (Michelangelo)
Two different crucifixes, or strictly wooden corpus figures for crucifixes, are attributed to the High Renaissance master Michelangelo, although neither is universally accepted as his. Both are rela...
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Cross in front of the Presidential Palace in Warsaw
The cross in front of the Presidential Palace in Poland (also known as the Smolensk Cross, Polish: krzyż smoleński) is a wooden cross which was erected as a memorial to the 96 casualties of the 20...
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Victory Cross
The Victory Cross (Asturian and Spanish: Cruz de la Victoria) is an early 10th century Asturian Christian ornamented processional cross, which was, as an inscription says, made in 908 in the Castle of...
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Preaching cross
A preaching cross is a cross, sometimes surmounting a pulpit, erected out-of-doors to designate a preaching place.In Britain and Ireland, many free-standing upright crosses – or high crosses – were er...
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Cruz del Tercer Milenio
Cruz del Tercer Milenio (Spanish for "Third Millennium Cross") is an 83 metres tall, 40 metres wide, concrete cross located at the top of El Vigía hill in Coquimbo, Chile. Construction began in 1999 a...
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Pre-Portuguese Christianity in Goa
Christianity in Goa has pre-Portuguese roots, according to a few scholars such as H.O. Mascarenhas and Jose Cosme Costa. These roots are probably the same as those of the Saint Thomas Christians or Na...
Golgotha of the Beskids
The Golgotha of the Beskids (Polish: Golgota Beskidów) is a Way of the Cross on the Matyska hill in the Radziechowy village, near Żywiec, in the Silesian Beskids of south Poland.
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Cross of Otto and Mathilde
The Cross of Otto and Mathilde, Otto-Mathilda Cross, or First Cross of Mathilde (German: Otto-Mathilden-Kreuz) is a medieval crux gemmata (jewelled cross) processional cross in the Essen Cathedral Tre...
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Armenian Cross
An Armenian cross is a symbol that combines a cross with a floral postament or elements. In the Armenian Christianity it was combined with the Christian cross and this design was often used for high c...
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Senkschmelz Cross
The Cross with large enamels, or Senkschmelz Cross, known in German as the Senkschmelzen-Kreuz or the Kreuz mit den großen Senkschmelzen (Cross with large senkschmelz enamels) is a processional cross ...
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Coesfeld Cross (crucifix)
The Coesfeld Cross is a so-called forked cross and is located in the Church of Saint Lambert in Coesfeld. It is the largest of its type in Germany and is especially noted for its graphically clear por...
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Cross of Cong
The Cross of Cong (Irish: An Bacall Buí, "the yellow baculum") is an early 12th-century Irish Christian ornamented cusped processional cross, which was, as an inscription says, made for Tairrdelba...
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Pendilia
Pendilia (singular pendilium; from Latin pendulus, hanging) or pendoulia (the Greek equivalent), are pendants or dangling ornaments hanging from a piece of metalwork such as a crown, votive crown, cru...
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Consecration crosses
Consecration crosses are crosses on the interior walls and exterior architecture of a Christian church or cathedral showing where the bishop has anointed the church with chrism or holy water in order ...
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Lalibela Cross
The Lalibela Cross (or Afro Ayigeba) is a large, elaborately decorated processional cross, considered one of Ethiopia's most precious religious and historical heirlooms. It is held by the Bet Medhane...
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Sejm cross
The Sejm cross is a Roman Catholic crucifix in the building of the Sejm of the Republic of Poland, the dominant house of the Polish parliament.The Sejm cross hangs above the door on the left-hand side...
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Cross of the Angels
The Cross of the Angels (Asturian: Cruz de los Ánxeles) (Spanish: Cruz de los Ángeles) is a pre-romanesque Asturian reliquary donated by Alfonso II of Asturias in the year 808 to the Church of...
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Romanian People's Salvation Cross
The Romanian People's Salvation Cross (Romanian: Crucea Mântuirii Neamului Românesc) is a monumental cross in Nisporeni, Moldova. The cross has a height of 35 metres (115 ft) and is the large...
Three Crosses of Paete
Tatlong Krus (English: Three Crosses) are three crosses on the peak of mount Humarap, part of the mountain of Sierra Madre located in Paete, in the province of Laguna, along the north-eastern coas...
Brussels Cross
The Brussels Cross or Drahmal Cross is an Anglo-Saxon cross-reliquary of the early 11th century, now in the treasury of the St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral, Brussels. Badly damaged and with its o...
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