Byzantine Treasures

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Bronze Key.jpg
Key, Materials: Bronze. Made in: Constantinople. Period: Early Byzantine (?). The Benaki Museum o...
Gold coin of Manuel I Comnenus-2.jpg
Gold coin; Ruler: Manuel I Comnenus, Byzantine emperor; circa: 1143-1180; Minted in: Constantinop...
Square Segmentum with Two Birds.jpg
The Cleveland Art Museum
Square Segmentum with Two Birds, Period: Early Byzantine; circa: 400s – 500s; Made in: Egyp...
Glass Cameo, Late Byzantine.jpg
Glass Cameo, Period: Late Byzantine; circa: 13th century A.D. Brick-red, opaque; on the front, th...
earring byzantine.jpg
Earring; Period: Early Byzantine. circa: 5thC-7thC. Length: 27 millimetres. Materials: gold. Brit...
Saint Luke.jpg
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Saint Luke, Byzantine Manuscript, cutting from a Greek Bible. Period: Late Byzantine circa: 1200–...
Icon of St George.jpg
The State Hermitage Museum
Icon of St George, Period: Late Byzantine, circa: 13th century. Material: soapstone. Dimensions: ...
The Lion of Knidos-1.jpg
The Lion of Knidos, Museum Description: Colossal marble statue of a recumbent lion; carved with i...
Evangelist Mark  Middle Byzantine.png
Evangelist Mark, Period: Middle Byzantine, ca. 1063. The museum is open to the public Tuesday thr...
Pair of Earrings with Pearls and Garnets.png
Pair of Earrings, Materials: Gold, Gems, Pearls and Garnets. Period: Early Byzantine, circa: earl...
Necklace; Glass and Amber Beads.jpg
Necklace; Materials: Glass and Amber Beads, mall bone cross and a blue faience figure of Bes. Per...
Horse and Lion Hanging  Early Byzantine.png
Horse and Lion Hanging, Period: Early Byzantine, 6th century A.D. Materials: wool and linen. The ...
Gold Earring; Square.jpg
Gold Earring; Square; on one face a cheque of triangular groups of pellets, above an animal’...
gold necklace.jpg
Three sections of a Gold necklace. Materials: sapphires, emeralds, cornelians and pearls. Period:...
St John the Baptist.jpg
The State Hermitage Museum
Icon, St John the Baptist. Period: Late Byzantine; circa: Early 14th century. Place: Byzantium, A...
Pendant cross.jpg
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Pendant Cross, support for a candelabrum or incense-holder. Period: Middle Byzantine, circa: 8th ...
Medallion with Saint John the Baptist from an Icon Frame-1.jpg
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Medallion with Saint John the Baptist from an Icon Frame, Period: Middle Byzantine, circa: 1100, ...
Textile fragment.jpg
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Coptic Textile fragment, Period: Early Byzantine circa: 4th–6th century A.D. Object Place: Egypt....
Chain with Pendant Cross.png
Chain with Pendant Cross, Materials: gold, glass, pearl, garnet, and sapphire. Period: Early Byza...
cross.jpg
Benediction Cross, Period: Late Byzantine, circa: 1200s-1400s. Materials: black schist, gold, sil...
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