Seller: venice.80 (871) 100%, Location: Lake Hopatcong, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 401903881069 Shipment through US, where the item is located, is preferred. It's also possible the worldwide shipment, but in this case remember please that you will pay import duty fees on the value of the good. ----- Byzantine empire Gold cross with central green glass paste Dating 5th – 6th century Workshop of ConstantinopleThe box cross with indented squared arms, ornamented with granulated Omega symbols within circular filigrees; an original green glass setting at the center in a high cylindrical bezel.Heavy suspension loop with granulated edges at top, the reverse decorated with chased crosses and dots within a dot border along the arms. Weight gr. 10 Dimensions centimeters 4.5 x 3. Reference: a similar example sold at Bonhams Sale 16777 - Antiquities, 29 Apr 2009 (Dec. 97, lot 210) for 30,000 GBP! Grading: Very good condition. Missing omega, with the ground around and internal box professionaly restored with museum wax; some horn silver deposits at tip of left arm. 100% authentic!