Byzantine Copper-Alloy Bracelet

Illustration

Patrick Tinkham
by Metropolitan Museum of Art
published on 13 March 2018

Crafted sometime between the 6th-8th centuries CE, this bracelet comprises four linked medallions. Decorations include concentric geometric figures (very popular in Byzantine art), along with a woman's face, a fish, a boat and an inscription in Greek. (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)

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