BYZANTINE RELIQUARY CROSS NECKLACE
Gilt bronze. 9th-11th century. Just under 1 ½’” height, slightly flared end beams. The cross beam centered. Boldly executed crowned Corpus Christi in high relief. The back recessed for a sacred relic. Fantastic quaint medieval character. Professionally refurbished with the gold overlay restored and mounted on a modern gilt neck chain for contemporary wear. Gift boxed with certification of authenticity. Gift boxed with a certificate of authenticity.