Byzantine Silver Cross

with cornelian and glass cabochons

ca. 9th Century AD

Height: 5.7 cm. (2 1/4 in.)


ex: private American collection

Published: Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures VIII. (New York, 2010) p.48

Comparanda: Israeli, Yael ; Cradle of Christianity (Jerusalem, 2000) p.141 (hollow with one bezel-set cab) Stathatos, H; Collection Hélène Stathatos. v.2 Les objets byzantins et post-byzantins (Limoges, 1957) pg.59, pl.5, no.44