Encolpion with the Depiction of Christ and Holy Mary

Culture: Byzantine
Period: 8th-10th century A.D.
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: 7.1 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 3218
Provenance: Private collection Professor Dr. Rudolf Leopold, Vienna. Acquired in the 1990s at Dorotheum Vienna.
Condition: Intact except of missing pin.
Description: Byzantine relic cross depicting in raised relief Holy Mary with a veil and a long outer garment- and undergarment. The arms are raised sideways. On the other side also in raised relief Jesus on the cross, the arms tied on the joints. He wears a long robe reaching to his feet. His head, framed by a halo, is slightly bent, above a cross pattée.