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FOUR BYZANTINE OBJECTS
FOUR BYZANTINE OBJECTS

CIRCA 5TH-7TH CENTURY A.D.

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FOUR BYZANTINE OBJECTS
circa 5th-7th century a.d.
Including a bronze weight in the form of a bevelled cube, the six square faces each stamped five times with a rectangular punch bearing an angled double 8 pattern, the eight triangular faces each stamped once; a square bronze flat weight, one side stamped with a cross and two letters, enclosed within an ornamental ring; half of a bronze reliquary cross engraved with a figure of the Virgin orans; and a small wood pendant icon, one side with the Virgin and Child enthroned, crowned by attendant angels, the other side with the risen Christ flanked by the two women at the tomb
1 7/16in. (3.65cm.) for the first (4)
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