Uterine charm pendant with image of a holy horse-rider spearing a demon - ROM2010_11707_71

ROM2010_11707_71

Uterine charm pendant with image of a holy horse-rider spearing a demon

Medium:Lead
Geography: Byzantine Empire
Date: c. 800-1200 AD
Period: Byzantine period
Dimensions:
4.93 x 4.29 cm
Object number: 986.181.76
Credit Line: Gift of the ROM Membership and the Government of Ontario
On view
Gallery Location:Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Gallery of Byzantium
DescriptionThese talismans were used to protect women during childbirth.
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