Byzantine single crescent necklace

    SKU: cmcj90090

    £35.00 Members' price *


    A gold plated pendant necklace moulded from the design of a pair of earrings in the British Museum's collection, dating from around 600 AD.

    The original pair of Early Byzantine gold earrings are said to have been found at Lambousa, Cyprus and made about AD 600. The traditional half moon shape is decorated with a fine open-work floral scroll pattern. Read more about the original earrings in the Department of Britain, Europe and Prehistory.


    Product code: cmcj90090
    Exhibition: Pompeii and Herculaneum
    Price category: £25 to £50
    World culture: Byzantine Empire
    Material: 22ct gold plated metal
    Size: Length 41cm
    Weight: 0.022kg
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