Byzantine Figural Processional Crosses
John A. Cotsonis
Dumbarton Oaks Byzantine Collection Publications
Art History, Byzantine Studies, Byzantine History
ISBN: 978-0-88402-228-2, Paperback, 1995, Buy here
Scarcely any object was as ubiquitous in Byzantine culture as the cross. This exhibition catalogue focuses on the figural processional cross, and the examples here provide opportunity to consider the various functions such crosses served in the imperial, ecclesiastic, military, and private sphere for both men and women.