Christ carrying the Cross on his way to his crucifixion is an event included in all four Gospels. Consequently it is a very dear and common subject in art. It symbolizes the Easter Story and the 14 steps to the cross through the Via Dolorosa to Golgotha. This carving is made from olive wood. Also it is made in Bethlehem by a Christian artisan. This carving will add a very special effect to your Easter decorations.