A Byzantine bronze pendant cross, c. 7th - 8th Century A.D.

A Byzantine bronze pendant cross, c. 7th - 8th Century A.D.

Code: 2115

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Description: A bronze pendant cross, the faces undecorated, and with a suspension loop attached to the top arm. The cross with a patchy green-brown patina, but good metal.

Size: 29 mm/1.1 ins. in length

Culture: Byzantine

Date: c. 7th - 8th Century A.D.

Provenance: From the estate of a deceased London collector.

Background: The collector, who worked as a buyer for Fortnum and Mason, Piccadilly, London, built up a fine collection of coins and antiquities purchased from leading London dealers.