Byzantine Treasures

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Earring with Emerald and Sapphire.png
Earring with Emerald and Sapphire,  Period: Early Byzantine circa: early 5th century. Size: 6.5 (...
Icon of Depicting Virgin Mary Thornousa.jpg
Icon of Depicting Virgin Mary Thornousa, which was probably part of a wider composition depicting...
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...
Vollschmelz Medallion.jpg
Vollschmelz medallion (9th Century – Middle Byzantine Period). Gold cloisonné; bust of St. ...
Saint Mark-1.JPG
The J. Paul Getty Museum
Saint Mark. Period: Late Byzantine circa: late 13th century. Place: Constantinople (Place created...
Reliquary Cross with the Crucifixion.png
Reliquary Cross with the Crucifixion, Period: Late Byzantine, circa: Late 12th-early 13th century...
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...
Gold Signet-Ring, Late Roman.jpg
Gold Signet-Ring,  plain hoop and applied oval bezel depicts bust of Christ(?).  Period: Late Rom...
Priests and Ekklesiekdikoi.jpg
Virgin Mary (right) and Emperor Justinian (left), holding between them a model of the church of H...
Gold Solidus of Valentinian I (364–75).jpg
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Gold Solidus of Valentinian I (364–75), Made in Nicomedia (Modern Izmit, Turkey), Material: Gold....
Manuscript Leaf, St. John and Prochoros.png
Manuscript Leaf, St. John and Prochoros, Period: Late Byzantine, 13th century. The museum is open...
Bronze Signet Ring.jpg
Bronze Signet Ring,  Period: Early Byzantine, high circular bezel rudely engraved in intaglio wit...
Large Textile with a Hero Attacking a Lion Early Byzantine.png
Large Textile with a Hero Attacking a Lion, Period: Early Byzantine, 600-900 A.D. The museum is o...
The Byzantine Emperor Welcoming Roussillon and Martel.JPG
The J. Paul Getty Museum
Illuminated Manuscript: The Byzantine Emperor Welcoming Roussillon and Martel. Period: Post Byzan...
Pendant cross.jpg
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Pendant Cross, support for a candelabrum or incense-holder. Period: Middle Byzantine, circa: 8th ...
Bronze Hanging Lamp.jpg
Hanging lamp; Period: Early Byzantine; (5thC-6thC). Found: Tell el-Yahudiya (Africa,Egypt,Lower E...
Gold coin of Constantine IV.jpg
Gold coin of Constantine IV; Period: Early Byzantine Period; Date: 654-685; Minted in Rome. Briti...
Calyx (Chalice).png
Cleveland Art Museum of Art
Calyx (Chalice), Period: Middle Byzantine, 900s-1000s. Blood jasper (heliotrope) with gilt-copper...
Fragment with Running Figure.png
Fragment with Running Figure, Materials: tapestry; linen and wool, Period: Early Byzantine circa:...
Earring with Ruby and Sapphire.png
Earring, Materials: Ruby, Sapphire, Gold and Gems.  Period: Early Byzantine, early 5th century. F...
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