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Christian crosses

Our museum has a collection of over 200 Christian crosses. Christian crosses are one of the most widespread symbols of Christianity and can come in a variety of different shapes (Greek cross, St. Andrew's cross, Latin cross, the Cross of Caravaca, Papal cross, etc.). They can also be differentiated according to their type (pectoral, missionary, abbot, reliquary, processional, tomb, standing or table cross, etc). The oldest example in our collection is the forged reliquary cross which was made in 1681.