Ancient Cross shape buckle from the Byzantine period.
Byzantine Christian artifacts discovered in Jerusalem area.
What you see is a bronze buckle with floral shape cross 6th – 7 the century AD.
The Byzantine Empire flourished in the late 3rd century with the new religion Christianity, and the cross was the main symbole, it was formed in many shapes but primarily the floral design was typical.
Then Jesus told his disciples, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me Matthew 16:24