Byzantine Epigraphic Reliquary Cross Byzantine Reliquary.. Product #: AS-3392 Regular price: $495.00 $495.00 In Stock
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Byzantine Epigraphic Reliquary Cross

Product Code: AS-3392
Height: 7.6CM

£495.00

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A Byzantine reliquary cross; formed in two halves with barrel-shaped suspension ring at the top; hinged at bottom for attachment; one side with horizontal and vertical letters spelling Ayios Ayios Kyrios, meaning Holy Holy Lord; reverse with star patterns at the ends of each limb and arrangement of letters spelling Kyrios, Lord.

Fine condition; letters a little rubbed; slight damage to lower end of one of the suspension loops; otherwise complete and intact; with a rich green patination.

Circa 10th-12th century AD. 

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A Byzantine reliquary cross; formed in two halves with barrel-shaped suspension ring at the top; hinged at bottom for attachment; one side with horizontal and vertical letters spelling Ayios Ayios Kyrios, meaning Holy Holy Lord; reverse with star patterns at the ends of each limb and arrangement of letters spelling Kyrios, Lord.

Fine condition; letters a little rubbed; slight damage to lower end of one of the suspension loops; otherwise complete and intact; with a rich green patination.

Circa 10th-12th century AD. 

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