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Holderness Cross

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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.

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Date

Early 7th century

Temporal Coverage

600-700

Creator

Ashmolean Museum

Source

Ashmolean Museum

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