Reliquary cross pendant - 994.220.127_1_3k

994.220.127_1_3k

Reliquary cross pendant

Medium:Cast bronze in two halves with hinged loop, engraved
Geography: Palestine
Date: about 1000-1200 AD
Period: Mediaeval, Byzantine period
Dimensions:
12.3 x 5.91 x 1.4 cm
Object number: 994.220.127
Credit Line: Gift of Joey and Toby Tanenbaum. Certified by the Canadian Cultural Property Export Review Board under the terms of the Cultural Property Export and Import Act. Attestée par la Commission canadienne d'examen des exportations de biens culturels en vertu de la Loi sur l'exportation et l'importation de biens culturels.
Not on view
DescriptionThe front is engraved with the inscription: MOTHER OF GOD, with standing figures of Mary and the Christ Child flanked by half length figures of saints. The back is engraved with a bust of St. George.
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