Celtic Sun Cross Small Crucifix Wall Hanging Antique Stone Looking 6.5HPN# C-010S
The crucifix has taken many forms over the years with new details and shapes added by Christian artists. This cross comes from the early Christian history during pre-christian times when the Celts covered the lands of England and the United Kingdom. It has the traditional shape of a horizontal and vertical juncture created by two lines as well as an extra round shape suggesting the sun. The artist has punctured the circle with four round holes and added them in raised relief on the crucifix.
If you collect different types of crosses, this one would add an authentic museum style to your collection. It is ready to hang with a hanging hook on the back or is small enough to put on your dresser near your bible. Similarly you can hold it in you hand while you pray.
- Celtic Sun Cross replica is made from crushed stone and resin with an antiqued stone finish. PN C-010S.
- Measures 6.5 in H x 4 in W x 1/2 in D. Weighs 1 lb.
Celtic Crosses began to appear during the fifth century A.D. Its shape is derived from a pagan sun symbol, the sun wheel, which later became a symbol of the Christian Godhead. The sun wheel was originally a cross surrounded by a circle with a center stone representing the sun and mock suns at the four quarters. The stone at the center of the circle also represents the navel of the world. The stone pillar of the cross also embodies phallic and fertility characteristics. The cross represents eternal life; its horizontal axis being the earthly world and the vertical axis the heavenly world coming together as the union of Heaven and Earth.
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