TWO CROSSES, EACH ONE THE REVERSE SIDE OF A DIFFERENT RELIQUARY PENDANT

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BYZANTINE, 10TH - 11TH CENTURIES

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TWO CROSSES, EACH ONE THE REVERSE SIDE OF A DIFFERENT RELIQUARY PENDANT BYZANTINE, 10TH - 11TH CENTURIES

The larger one engraved with an image of the Mother of God surrounded by medallions, each including a portrait, clockwise from the top showing Archangel Michael, St. Peter, St. John, and St. Paul; the second one portraying the Mother of God holding Christ, flanked by the half-figures of two saints

Large cross: 4? x 3? in. (12.2 x 8.3 cm); Small cross: 3? x 2 3/8 in. (9.5 x 6 cm) (2)