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 The Altar Cross. The Kremlin Museum
It is the oldest extant Old Russian altar crosses used in the Exaltation liturgy, one of the altar crosses-reliquariues prototyped by the True Cross. The oldest of such Byzantine crosses, of 10th century, ascend to crosses worshipped by the Imperial court.
Novgorod (?), second half 12th - early 13th C. (the face part)
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