This monumental cross was made in Ireland. It depicts scenes from the Gospel as described in the Old Testament. These scenes are “Moses and the Brazen Serpent", “The Translation of Elijah", “Noah entering the Arc", “Abel’s Sacrifice". The busts on the lower end of the cross are prophets Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, and Daniel.
KeywordsIreland, Christianity, cross, Daniel, busts, .ie, monumental cross, gospel, old testament, moses and the brazen serpent, translation of elijah, noah entering ark, abel's sacrifice, isaiah, jeremiah, ezekiel
GalleriesCrosses and Other Symbols
The Art Journal The Industry of All Nations Illustrated Catalogue (London, England: Bradbury and Evans, 1851)