Plaque with Christ in Majesty

South French

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 304

The letters "A" and "w" at either side of the figure of Christ refer to God's proclamation in the Apocalypse (Book of Revelation): "I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end." This plaque may be from a book cover or a processional cross.

Plaque with Christ in Majesty, Cloisonné enamel on gilded copper alloy, South French

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