1 7/8 x 11/16 in.
Bequest of David P. Harris ('46), 2020
This oval shaped amulet features and integrated suspension loop at the upper end and incised decoration on two sides. The front features a rider, nimbed, wielding a cross-headed spear; his foe is represented by a diagonal line under the feet of the horse. The back of the amulet features the opening line of Psalm 90: O K/ATV/K[ON] (He who lives by the help of the Most High, in a shelter of the God of the sky he will lodge.)
See also 2020.108.
Purchased from Tetragon, London, on October 16, 1993.
The Byzantine World