Saturday, 15 December 2012

The Wilton Cross

The Wilton Cross:Anglo-Saxon, AD 675-700 From Wilton, Norfolk, England A cross-shaped gold and garnet cloisonné pendant set with an Early Byzantine coin This pendant displays the reverse of a lightweight solidus of the Byzantine Emperor Heraclius (reigned AD 610-41), which can be dated to between 613 and 630.

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