What became of the wooden cross on which Jesus was crucified?
There are numerous churches and holy places that claim to have fragments of the original cross. A quick search will reveal many possible sites. If you go to the Holy Land, you'll find the relic of the Holy Cross being peddled in the streets. Gee, Jesus cross must be bigger than Noah's Ark...
The standard Latin crucifix has an upright wooden post and a cross piece that is closer to the top of the vertical post to which the victims arms are nailed. The earliest descriptions of the cross on which Jesus was crucified compared it to a lowercase t. There is, however, some debate as to the actual method in which Jesus was crucified.
Jesus was nailed to a cross and suffered for six hours until he finally died on the cross. People who were crucified were nailed to the cross in front of everyone so they could see that person's punishment and suffering. That was one of the punishments back then in Jesus' time. "Jesus was crucified, died, and was buried."