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Oval pendant; rock crystal; mounted in a gold frame and suspended from a chain of finely plaited gold wire; the crystal is composed of two separate plano-convex pieces mounted back to back; one of the flat interior surfaces is engraved with two scenes, the Three Maries at the Sepulchre, and above that the Ascension.
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See also 1972,0505.1.
Parallels: A. Kirin, ed. Sacred Art, Secular Context: Objects of Art from the Byzantine Collection of Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C. (Athens GA 2005) cat. 2, 7, 8 (inv. BZ.1950.35, BZ.1950.18.1, BZ.1958.41)
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- The crystal is cracked in places.
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- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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