A GOLD PECTORAL CROSS

BYZANTINE (PROPABLY CONSTANTINOPOLITAN), 5TH-7TH CENTURY

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A GOLD PECTORAL CROSS

BYZANTINE (PROPABLY CONSTANTINOPOLITAN), 5TH-7TH CENTURY

The four tubular hollow bars, of tapering form, with hemispherical terminals, one with a suspension loop, the others surmounted by a cluster of granules, bands of granulated wire applied on the joints, the edge of the loop and around the cabochon garnet, the latter set at the intersection of the arms

1 7/8 x 1? in. (4.8 x 4.4 cm)