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Gold pectoral

unknown artist1200/1399

Benaki Museum of Greek Civilization

Benaki Museum of Greek Civilization

Gold pectoral in the form of a Resurrection cross with double horizontal arms set with lapis lazuli. The owner’s name, Georgios Varagkopoulos, is inscribed on the back together with his title Sevastos (Augustus), which reflects his high social standing and explains the luxurious quality of the materials and the fine workmanship. 13th-14th c. H. 0,04, Th. 0,007 m. (ΓΕ 1853)

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