Holderness Cross

Title

Holderness Cross

Subject

Archaeology

Description

Ashmolean Museum inventory no. AN1999.206. Gold and garnet. Early 7th century pectoral cross pendant, decorated with cloisonné work inlaid with garnets. Single sheet gold back-plate. Only 58 of the original 95 gems survive. Discovered in the 1960s near Burton Pidsea on the Holderness peninsula, E. Yorkshire.

Creator

Ashmolean Museum

Date

Early 7th century

Files

Holderness Cross

Citation

Ashmolean Museum, “Holderness Cross,” Woruldhord, accessed August 9, 2020, http://poppy.nsms.ox.ac.uk/woruldhord/items/show/681.

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