An early Christian Bronze Cross Pendant, ca. 500 CE


$1,500 USD

A small bronze cross mounted as a pendant, with 18K gold caps and a blue glass bead suspended from three of the cross points, a fourth glass bead with gold granulation in the center of the cross, a suspension loop at the top.

Dimensions: Height: 2 1/16 inches (5.2 cm), width: 1 7/8 inches (4.8 cm)

Condition: Intact and in excellent condition overall. With a loop for suspension.

Provenance: Private Virginia collection, acquired from Alexander the Great Gallery of Amman, Jordan in 2010.