Russian, Orthodox, Byzantine
1 3/4 x 3/4 in.
Bequest of David P. Harris ('46), 2020
Nikita is depicted holding the devil upside down by a leg and both beating him with a large chain and kicking him with his foot. An inscription identifies the saint. The pendant, now black, has a cross-bearing suspension loop at the top; the reverse side is bare.
Purchased from Ikonostas, London, on April 20, 2013.
The Byzantine World