Arts

Question

The unit has an image of The Cross of Lothair. Describe what categories or types of art this piece fits into. Why do you think this piece was created?

1 Answer

  • An outstanding example of medieval goldsmith's work, and "an important monument of imperial ideology".
     
    The cross comes from the period of Ottonian Art was evolving into Romanesque art, and the engraved crucifixion on the reverse looks forward to the later period.
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