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Detail from the cover: Christ in majesty  „Reliquary of the True Cross” or Staurothek  Constantinople Byzantine, c. 960 CE  gold, gems, cloisonné enamel polychrome h: 48 cm  from Limburg a.d. Lahn; Diözesanmuseum or Dom-Museum, Domschatz

Detail from the cover: Christ in majesty „Reliquary of the True Cross” or Staurothek Constantinople Byzantine, c. 960 CE gold, gems, cloisonné enamel polychrome h: 48 cm from Limburg a.d. Lahn; Diözesanmuseum or Dom-Museum, Domschatz

Byzantine Bronze Cross  Origin: Israel Circa: 600 AD to 1100 AD  Collection: Byzantine Art Medium: Bronze-Gold-Sapphire

Byzantine Bronze Cross Origin: Israel Circa: 600 AD to 1100 AD Collection: Byzantine Art Medium: Bronze-Gold-Sapphire

Gold Necklace with Pearls and Stones of Emerald Plasma    Date:      6th–7th century  Culture:      Byzantine  Medium:      Gold, pearls, emerald plasma  Dimensions:      Overall: 16 3/4 x 13/16 x 7/16 in. (42.5 x 2.1 x 1.1 cm) Wt: 64g  Classification:      Metalwork  Credit Line:      Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917  Accession Number:      17.190.153

Gold Necklace with Pearls and Stones of Emerald Plasma Date: 6th–7th century Culture: Byzantine Medium: Gold, pearls, emerald plasma Dimensions: Overall: 16 3/4 x 13/16 x 7/16 in. (42.5 x 2.1 x 1.1 cm) Wt: 64g Classification: Metalwork Credit Line: Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917 Accession Number: 17.190.153

Caliz bizantino  Tesoro de San Marcos  Venecia

Caliz bizantino Tesoro de San Marcos Venecia

6th century, Byzantine Earring. Gold, Amethyst and enamel. Annular earring with three pendants of plaited chains to each of which is attached a croix patee of hollow gold, the front ornamented with repousse featherings and a central cell holding green vitreous paste; below each cross is suspended an amethyst drop. One cross and one amethyst may be restorations. This unusually fine example has woven "loop-in-loop" chains linked to small gold crosses.

6th century, Byzantine Earring. Gold, Amethyst and enamel. Annular earring with three pendants of plaited chains to each of which is attached a croix patee of hollow gold, the front ornamented with repousse featherings and a central cell holding green vitreous paste; below each cross is suspended an amethyst drop. One cross and one amethyst may be restorations. This unusually fine example has woven "loop-in-loop" chains linked to small gold crosses.

Necklace clasp; gold; composed of an open-work (opus interrasile) disc of gold sheet, decorated with a chased symmetrical foliate design; at opposite sides a fastening ring and long hook, whose joint to the central disc is partially masked by three gold granules.       Early Byzantine - 6thC-7thC. Gold

Necklace clasp; gold; composed of an open-work (opus interrasile) disc of gold sheet, decorated with a chased symmetrical foliate design; at opposite sides a fastening ring and long hook, whose joint to the central disc is partially masked by three gold granules. Early Byzantine - 6thC-7thC. Gold

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