1-500 CE, 500-1400
Eastern Mediterranean, Turkey, Asia
Late Antiquity, Byzantine
Bequest of David P. Harris ('46), 2020
One side features the iconography of the Holy Rider, and the other side the evil eye or the much-suffering eye. A Greek inscription is found above the eye: KVRIE / BOHΘI ("Lord help"). For a comparable amulet, see Walters Art Museum, 54.2628.
Purchased from Tetragon, London in 1993. Said to have come from Turkey.
David P. Harris ('46) Collection