1 3/16 x 5/8 in.
Bequest of David P. Harris ('46), 2020
This small, yellowish-brown pendant of bone has a plain, concave back and a suspension hole through the width of the piece near the top. The front has a raised border within which is a raised border within which is a raised cross resting on a three-stepped base. there are two cross-pieces, the smaller one being at the very top of the vertical shaft. Diagonal 'struts' run inward from the top and the bottom of the larger pairs of arms. Above the cross are several uninterpretable letters.
Purchased from Iconostas, London, in 1993.
The Byzantine World