Dr Caitlin Green @caitlinrgreen History, archaeology, place-names & early lit. Main research on post-Roman Britain & Anglo-Saxon England; also long-distance trade, migration & contact. Apr. 19, 2019 1 min read

Jeweled upper cover of the late 9th-century Lindau Gospels showing the Crucifixion, possibly made at St Denis:  https://www.themorgan.org/collection/lindau-gospels/front-cover 

A Carolingian rock crystal intaglio of the crucifixion from Abbaye de Saint-Denis, c. 846–869:  https://www.britishmuseum.org/research/collection_online/collection_object_details.aspx?objectId=61985&partId=1&searchText=crucifixion+engraved+gems&sortBy=imageName&view=list&page=1 

The Crucifixion on a 6th-/7th-century Byzantine ring with scenes from the Life of Christ:  https://art.thewalters.org/detail/11447/marriage-ring-with-scenes-from-the-life-of-christ/ 

A 10th-century Anglo-Saxon/Ottonian reliquary cross, made out of ivory and gold with enamel on a cedar wood base:  https://commons.m.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Reliquary_cross_VandA_7943-1862.jpg 

An 11th-century standing cross with a relief figure of Christ, located in the churchyard at Phillack, Cornwall.

A 9th- to 13th-century Byzantine carving of the Crucifixion on a prehistoric polished stone axe:  https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/472766 

Christ on the 10th-century Jelling runestone, Denmark, and a coloured replica:  https://commons.m.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jelling_gr_Stein_3.JPG 

A casket with the Crucifixion and Christ in Majesty, made Limoges, c. 1180–90:  https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/464483 

A late medieval wearable Crucifixion scene—the 15th-century Middleham Jewel, Yorkshire:  https://commons.m.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Middleham_Jewel,_obverse_-_hi-res_YORYM_1991_43.jpg 

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