This chalice features two scenes of the Adoration of the Cross: on one side, two angels approach a stepped shrine containing a large jeweled cross, likely representing the cross at Golgotha. The fragmentary scene on the other side depicts a man facing the cross, arms raised in prayer.
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition (7th–9th Century)," March 12, 2012–July 8, 2012.