Authentic Antique Byzantine Bronze Pectoral Reliquary Cross 9th-12th c AD - For Sale

Authentic Antique Byzantine Bronze Pectoral Reliquary Cross 9th-12th c AD
Price: $950.00

Authentic antique Byzantine bronze pectoral Reliquary Cross, circa 9th-12th century A.D. composed of two separately-cast halves hinged at the base and pinned to a suspension loop above.

Finely chiseled in low relief with the Crucifixion on the obverse and the Virgin Orans on the reverse.

DIMENSIONS: Height: 5.3 cm (2 1/8 in). Width: 2.5 cm (1 in).
CONDITION: In its original condition showing the age and usage.
Remarks: Reliquary crosses were bought as mementos of pilgrimages to holy sites such as Jerusalem.

A holy relic would be placed inside the cross which would then be sealed and worn around the neck.


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251 Laurier Avenue West suite 900
Ottawa
Ontario-K1P5J6
Canada
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