A BYZANTINE GOLD MEDALLION PENDANT
CIRCA 7TH CENTURY A.D.
Engraved with a cross, the corners of the arms and the center embellished with inlaid niello, framed by an engraved laurel wreath and a band of punched dots, a suspension loop on either side
1¾ in. (4.4 cm.) wide
French Private Collection, 1960s.
Anonymous sale; Hotel Drouot, Paris, 14 May 2004, lot 141.