Object ID
1993.7.2
Object Name
Spear
Object Collection
Date Created
February 13, 2013
Material
Metal
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Object Description
Metal spear. Used as a communion spear to cut bread. Silver handle with a cross at the end. Head of the spear looks black.
Origin
The metal communion spear was donated by Panagiota Kalpodinos. The Spear symbolizes the lance that was used at the time of Christ's death on the Cross to pierce his side, from which flowed blood and water.
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Citation
Spear, February 13, 2013, Panagiota Kalpodinos, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/9543. Accessed 09/25/20.