Crucifixion Plaque, Clonmacnoise, Co. Offaly. 11th -12th century

Crucifixion Plaque, Clonmacnoise

2010:256 Replica by an unknown maker

The original plaque may have been fixed to a larger shrine. The figure of Christ is shown with outstretched arms and feet turned outwards. Angels are perched on Christ’s arms with the sponge-bearer Stephaton holding a cup and Longinus, the spear-bearer, positioned on either side.

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