A BYZANTINE BRONZE AMULET OF ST. GEORGE
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Byzantine: Pre AD 1000: item # 1104539
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45 Jaffa Gate, Opposite David Citadel Entrance
P. O. Box 14646, Jerusalem 9114601, Israel
tel. 972 2 583 7606
c. 5th-7th Century A.D.
Double-sided amulet with suspension loop above, with Greek Inscription. Found in Bethlehem. In very good condition with natural, dark green patina.
Obverse : Large equilateral cross with stars and Greek Inscription in the field. The Inscriptions reads “St. George, help!”
Reverse : St. George standing, dressed in a tunic and cloak with a nimbus. Greek inscription in the field.
The inscription on both sides refers to "Agios Georgios", St. George
1.6 inches (3.9 cms)
Shipping and Certificate of Authenticity included in price.Export Approval from the Israel Antiquities Authority