13 November 2003
A GROUP OF EIGHT BRONZE PECTORAL CROSSES
Asia Minor, 6th-9th century
Each cross hinged in two halves and decorated with depictions of saints and geometric patterns; some with circular recesses, probably for pastes, now lacking; some crosses also inscribed illegibly.
3½ to 4¼ in. (8.9 to 10.9 cm.) (8)
From the collection of Andrew Constable-Maxwell
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