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Byzantine encolpion in the name of Saint-Georges - Bronze

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Byzantine encolpion in the name of Saint-Georges - Bronze

Front part of an encolpion in the name of Saint-Georges.
Bronze. Height 8.4 cm.
The Saint is represented frontally while praying. Above, ΓΕΟΡΓΙΟΧ. A chain-shaped pattern goes around the arms of the cross.
10th-11th century A.D. Byzantium.
Beautiful green patina.

Saint George is usually represented slaying the dragon.

#P1370642

€ 900 ,-