The Treasury

The Treasury of St Peter and Alexander at the Stiftsmuseum Aschaffenburg

Altar cross

Altar cross, after 1493,
silver, beaten, engraved, cast and in parts gilded, amethyst, garnet, nephrite

MSA Dep. KKPA 7/2009

The altar cross originally contained a particle of the “True Cross of Christ” in a small chamber on its reverse. Udalrich Kemmerlin, dean of the Chapter, donated the cross to the Treasury of St Peter and Alexander.

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