Creator

Creation Date

5th-6th century

Geography

Egypt

Culture

Byzantine, Coptic

Medium

Lead

Dimensions

3/4 in. (including suspension loop)

Credit Line

Bequest of David P. Harris ('46), 2020

Accession Number

2020.94

Description

First of two very small equal-armed crosses within rings which have a suspension loop at the top (see also 2020.95. Each wing of the crosses is decorated with a knob or boss. For a comparable pendant, excavated from El Badari, Egypt, see British Museum, 1924,1006.11.

Provenance

Purchased from Tetragon, London, in 2000. Originally from the Slocum collection.

Collection

The Byzantine World

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