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Historical Archive: Byzantine objects


'Abrasax' gems (magical amulets) are in a separate section of the archive.

See also twentieth century, pseudo-medieval (not yet digitized).

Architecture and Architectural Mosaics

Cameos (hardstone: gemstones, shale/slate/schist)

Ceramics, Glass, Miniature mosaics, and Bread

Coins

Intaglios

Ivory and Bone

Steatite

Metalwork

Textiles and Painting including manuscripts and painted inscription

Wood and Non-miniature Stone Sculpture


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allegory of the Nile:
crocodile, Egypt 5th c.
CE, Leiden

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head of a saint,
steatite, DO 1963.26

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Ravenna, Church of
San Vitale, 527-48,
interior. This work has
its own interior page.
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Alexandrian World
Chronicle fragment,
papyrus, 7th c., Pushkin
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Christ blessing cameo,
sapphire, 12th c., DO 36.17
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Thekla ampulla,
ceramic, 6th to 7th c.
Abu Mena, Louvre
MNC 1926

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Apostles Pyxis, ivory,
Constantinople
c.980-1010, CMA 1973.4