A BYZANTINE GLASS PENDANT
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Byzantine: Pre AD 1000: item # 799104
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|c. 5th Century A.D. Small mold made yellow glass pendant depicting a lion. From the Byzantine period of the Holy Land. Iridescence present. In excellent and original condition. Originally this piece would have been worn as an amulet, possibly for good luck. .9 inches (2.3 cms) high; .79 inches (2 cms) diameter Worldwide shipping and Certificate of Authenticity included in price. Export Approval from the Israel Antiquities Authority Bibliography: Yael Israeli, “The Wonders of Ancient Glass at the Israel Museum”, (Jerusalem, 1998), 56.|