Byzantine Treasures

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Gold heraldic eagle.jpg
Heraldic Eagle. Decorated with a garnet and glass paste. Material: gold. Period: Early Byzantine;...
Pearl, Tourmaline, Glass, Coral and Bronze Beads.JPG
Quantity of pearl, tourmaline, glass, coral and bronze beads, once attached no doubt to cloth. Pe...
Medallion with the Virgin from an Icon Frame-1.jpg
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Medallion with the Virgin from an Icon Frame. Period: Middle Byzantine, circa: 1100, Made in Cons...
Reliquary Cross; Cloisonné Enamel and Gold, Middle Byzantine-2.jpg
Reliquary Cross; Materials: Cloisonné Enamel and Gold, Period: Middle Byzantine (10thc.) Made in:...
Fragment of an Icon of the Crucifixion with Mary Magdalen and the Virgin Mary.png
Fragment of an Icon of the Crucifixion with Mary Magdalen and the Virgin Mary. Material: Steatite...
Chain with Pendant Cross.png
Chain with Pendant Cross, Materials: gold, glass, pearl, garnet, and sapphire. Period: Early Byza...
Relief Icon, Late Byzantine.jpg
Relief plaque icon, depicting the Crucifixion with full-length figures of the Virgin on the left ...
datames coin.jpg
Silver coin, Period: 4 th. century B.C. 378BC-372BC (circa), Ruler: Datames, Minted in: Tarsus (M...
Cross Byzantium, Constantinople, 6th century.jpg
The State Hermitage Museum
Cross, Period: Early Byzantine, circa: 6th c. Made in: Constantinople. Material: gold. Dimensions...
Vollschmelz Medallion.jpg
Vollschmelz medallion (9th Century – Middle Byzantine Period). Gold cloisonné; bust of St. ...
Mosaic Panel.JPG
Mosaic Panel. Period: Early Byzantine;  circa: Late 6th – early 7th century. Findspot: Ista...
Ivory Plaque with Enthroned Mother of God.png
Ivory Plaque with Enthroned Mother of God, (“The Stroganoff Ivory”), Period: Middle B...
The Fieschi Morgan Staurotheke-1.jpg
Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Fieschi Morgan Staurotheke, Period: Middle Byzantine, circa: early 9th century, Made in Const...
Gold coin of Leontius II.jpg
Gold coin. Ruler: Leontius II; Period: Early Byzantine; circa: 695-698; Minted in: Rome. British ...
bowl early byzantine.jpg
Bowl; circular medallion with half-figure of a nimbed saint, St Sergios. Period: Early Byzantine;...
Tremissis of Anastasius -1.jpg
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Tremissis of Anastasius I, Gold, Period: Early Byzantine, circa: A.D. 491–518. Mint: Constantinop...
Stone Relief, Military Saints Dimitrios and Theodoros.jpg
Relief from the exterior ornamentation of a church at Amaseia in the Pontos. Materials: stone, Pe...
Miliarensis.jpg
The State Hermitage Museum
Miliarensis of Basil II and Constantine VIII, Period: Middle Byzantine, circa: Between 989 and 10...
Dish of Brown, Middle Byzantine.jpg
Dish of brown, fine-grained clay covered with a white slip. Period: Middle Byzantine; circa: Late...
Loop earring; Middle Byzantine.jpg
Loop earring; Materials: silver; Period: Middle Byzantine: 10thc-11thc. Length: 51 millimetres We...
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