Byzantine reliquary cross of gold, A. It contains a splinter of the true cross. The front is adorned with 7 pearls & 15 precious stones, the back with filigree. It was found in 1806 in the rood cross of the Domkirke in Roskilde.
Earring Period: New Kingdom, Ramesside Dynasty: Dynasty 19 Date: ca. Geography: From Egypt Medium: Gold, lapis lazuli Dimensions: Diam. cm in) Credit Line: Gift of Helen Miller Gould, 1910 Accession Number: