The Antrim Cross3D Model
The Antrim Cross
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Materials: Bronze, Enamel. Accession no: HCA 627. Current Location: The Hunt Museum Limerick. The Antrim Cross is a bronze cross with five equal arms from the early 9th century. The cross has five pyramidal bosses each in the form of a truncated pyramid. The side of the pyramids are decorated with interlocking angular fields of yellow enamel, alternating with a similar-coloured design of an arrow within a truncated triangle. The taller central boss and has an animal design. The flat tops are decorated with small squares of millefiori enamel. Rivet-holes in the separately cast base-plate show that this cross was attached another surface. It is the only virtually intact example of its kind and period. More.
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Aug 22nd 2018