Byzantine Bronze Reliquary Cross with Christ and Saints

Description
Byzantine Bronze Reliquary Cross with Christ and Saints
c. 9th Century A.D.

Large bronze enkolpion reliquary cross pendant comprising two hinged plates and an articulated suspension loop with vertical rib, obverse with Jesus and inscription in Greek the back with four Evangelists and Christ in the center

Size: 11.6 cm L - 4 9/16 inches
Material: Bronze
Culture: Byzantine, 9th Century AD
Condition: Intact


Provenance: Private UK collection prior to 2000, acquired at a London auction
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Lot details
Culture
Byzantine
Material
Bronze
Object
Reliquary Cross with Christ and Saints
Century/ Timeframe
c. 9th Century A.D.
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
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