Byzantine Treasures

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Plate with a tigress attacking an ibex-1.jpg
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Plate with a Tigress Attacking an Ibex, Eastern Mediterranean, Material: Silver. Period: Early By...
Saint John the Evangelist Dictating-1.JPG
The J. Paul Getty Museum
Saint John the Evangelist Dictating, Manuscript, Period: Late Byzantine; circa: 1200 to 1225. Pla...
Solidus of Constantine I (306–337).png
Solidus of Constantine I (306–337), Material: Gold.  The museum is open to the public Tuesday thr...
Medallion with Christ from an Icon Frame-1.jpg
Metropolitan Museum of Art
This medallion of Christ is from a group of twelve that once surrounded an icon of the archangel ...
Roman mosaic panel of Eros.png
4th century Roman mosaic panel of Eros, a circus chariot rider of the Red Fraction. From Tunisia....
Altar Cloth or Podea-1.jpg
The Metropolitan Museum of Art 
Altar Cloth or Podea. Period: Late Byzantine, circa: late 14th century. Made in: probably Greece ...
Lion Statue from the Monumental Gate of Bucaleon Palace (2).JPG
Lion Statue from the monumental gate of Bucaleon Palace. Period: Early Byzantine, Findspot: Catla...
Cross Byzantium, Constantinople, 6th century.jpg
The State Hermitage Museum
Cross, Period: Early Byzantine, circa: 6th c. Made in: Constantinople. Material: gold. Dimensions...
Gold Plate of a Buckle or Brooch-1.jpg
Plate of a buckle or brooch; gold; Period: 4th c., Late Roman/Early Byzantine. 3 hefty studs at t...
The Fieschi Morgan Staurotheke-1.jpg
Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Fieschi Morgan Staurotheke, Period: Middle Byzantine, circa: early 9th century, Made in Const...
Censer; Early Byzantine-2.jpg
Censer; Period: Early Byzantine; circa: 6thc.-7thc.; Found: Syria. Materials: copper alloy. Dimen...
Hyperpyron.jpg
The State Hermitage Museum
Hyperpyron, Ruler: Alexius I, Period: Middle Byzantine; circa: Between 1092 and 1118. Material: g...
Roundel with Emperor John II Comnenus  Byzantine.png
Roundel with Emperor John II Comnenus. Period: Byzantine, ca. 1110 – 1118. Material: marble...
Paten with the Communion of the Apostles  Early Byzantine.png
Paten with the Communion of the Apostles, Period: Early Byzantine (565-578 A.D.) Materials: silve...
Square Segmentum with Two Birds.jpg
The Cleveland Art Museum
Square Segmentum with Two Birds, Period: Early Byzantine; circa: 400s – 500s; Made in: Egyp...
Gold Pendant Cross, Early Byzantine.jpg
Pendant Cross, Period: Early Byzantine (7thc.) Height: 55.8 millimetres Width: 37.2 millimetres D...
Copper Alloy Counterpoise Coin Balance.jpg
Copper alloy counterpoise coin balance; in the form of a rectangular beam with transverse bar, La...
Gold Earring; Cyprus, Early Byzantine.jpg
Gold Earring; Period: Early Byzantine (6thc-7thc), one of a pair crescent-shaped loop. Found: Lam...
cross.jpg
Benediction Cross, Period: Late Byzantine, circa: 1200s-1400s. Materials: black schist, gold, sil...
Medallion with Saint Matthew from an Icon Frame-1.jpg
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Medallion with Saint Matthew from an Icon Frame, Period: Middle Byzantine, circa: ca. 1100, Made ...
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