TWO BYZANTINE BRONZE RELIQUARY CROSSES
circa 10th-12th century a.d.
One engraved on the obverse with the Virgin Orans below an identifying inscription, engraved on the reverse with St. George at center with a book in his left hand and a cross in his right, flanked by busts of the Archangels Michael and Gabriel in the crossbar, each identified by an inscription, a suspension loop above; the other cast in relief with the Crucifixion on the obverse and the Virgin Orans on the reverse
3.15/16 in. (10 cm.) high for the first (2)