8 June 2001
A BYZANTINE BRONZE PROCESSIONAL CROSS
Circa 6th Century A.D.
Solid cast, the flaring arms each terminating in two projecting knobs, with two incised lines along the edges of the arms, a perforation at the lower edge of each side arm, from which are suspended the Greek letters A and W, the projecting tang of the cross pierced for attachment
18 1/8 in. (46 cm) high
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