Crozier

Title

Crozier

Subject

crozier, crosier, 12century, France, England, medieval, serpent, religious, abbey

Description

This is a crosier that probably belong to a pastoral abbot in late 12th century England or France. The serpent on top of an abbot's staff could symbolize healing, wisdom, and Jesus. It also could be a reference to Moses' staff.

Creator

Christopher Bruno

Source

47.1437

Publisher

[no text]

Date

Last 3rd of the 12th Century

Contributor

[no text]

Rights

MFA

Relation

[no text]

Format

Gilded Copper (99.2%) and Lead (0.8%)

Language

[no text]

Type

[no text]

Identifier

Joey

Coverage

English or French

Original Format

[no text]

Physical Dimensions

12.4 x 8.1 cm (4 7/8 x 3 3/16 in.)

Files

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/12884814/OmekaImages/ChrisCrozier.jpg

Citation

Christopher Bruno, “Crozier,” CB 51 Gallery, accessed July 28, 2021, https://gallerytest.omeka.net/items/show/180.