7th-10th centuries. 1 ¼” height. The beams flared from the center and the cross beam above the center. The junction with a square. The beams with incised medials and the square with quartered indents. The back recessed for the inclusion of a holy relic which was sealed in. Carried by European Pilgrims traveling to the Holy Land to visit the land where Christ lived and died. Professionally refurbished with the silver overlay restored, on a modern sterling silver chain and gift boxed.