Date: 11th century
Geography: Made in Constantinople or Asia Minor ?
Medium: Copper alloy, cast, filed, reamed, and scraped
Dimensions: Overall: 5 x 1 15/16 x 2 1/16 in. (12.7 x 4.9 x 5.2 cm); Top (Diameter-Top exterior): 1 1/16in. (2.7cm)
Classification: Metalwork-Copper alloy
Credit Line: Fletcher Fund, 1962
Accession Number: 62.10.8
This miniature building is a base to support a portable cross. Its equal-armed cross shape and dome reproduce in miniature the church design most popular during the Middle Byzantine centuries.