Creator

Geography

Eastern Mediterranean

Culture

Byzantine

Medium

bronze

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

2020.123

Creator Biography

Creator Unknown, Byzantine

Description

This bronze medallion features a circumscribed cross with three rectangular openings. This objects was likely used to suspend a censer or polykandelon. The form is consistent with other such objects that date to the early and middle Byzantine periods.

Provenance

Purchased from Tetragon, London, in 1991.

Collection

The Byzantine World

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