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Historical Archive: Object type, Genre Index


'Abrasax'/'Abraxas' gems
and related magical items

Altars

Ampullae

Aquamanilia

Architecture and architectural
sculpture/painting/mosaics in situ,
through 11th c., 12th and 13th c.,
14th and 15th c., 16th c. to present

Architectural sculpture not on its
buildings through undefined Carolingian,
9th c. to c.1140 and undefined 12th c.,
mid 12th c. to present

Arm bands

Armillary sphere

Ashtray

Basins

Beads

Beakers

Beds

Belt hook

Belt links, plaques

Biccherne

Bowls

Boxes

Bracelets

Bread

Brooches through 6th c., 7th c. to present

Buckets

Buckles

Building tools

Cabinet

Cameos to 11th c., 12th c. to present

Candle holders

Canopy elements

Carts

Cassone

Cauldrons

Cenotaphs
through 4th c., 5th c. to present

Censers

Chalices

Charters through Carloman of Bavaria 878,
Louis III the Younger 881 to present

Chests

Clavendrier

Clocks

Clothing, cloth through 10th c., c.1000-present

Coffee pot

Coins to 814, 814-840, 840-present

Combs

Commercial tools

Cosmetic containers

Crosses and corpora
through 11th c., 12th c. to present

Crowns, through 10th c., 11th-13th c.,
14th c., 15th c.-present

Croziers

Cups

Dice and Knucklebones

Doors and door knockers

Earrings

Ewers

Faucet

Flasks

Fibulae through 6th c., 7th c. to present

Fonts

Fountains

Frames, through 15th c., 16th c. to present

Furniture

Game boards, game pieces,
and other game equipment


Grave markers
through 4th c., 5th c. to present

Hair pins

Helmets

Horns: drinking horns, powder
horns, oliphants

Household, Hospitality, and Cooking items

Inscriptions other than manuscripts

Intaglios: 6th c. BCE through undated
Roman
, 1st/6th c., 2nd to 3rd c.,
c.300 to 5th/7th c., 6th to 7th c.,
8th to 11th c., 12th c. to present

Knives

Lamps, lamp-stands

Linen press

Locks

Loom weights

Manuscripts

Masks

Medals, Medallions to 814, 814-840, 840-present

Mills, millstones

Mirrors

Misericords

Mortar

Musical Instruments to 1200, 1200-present

Necklaces

Patens

Pendants through 5th c., 6th-13th c.,
14th c.-present, unposted Merov/A-S

Perfume containers

Phalerae, parade medallions

Click to enlarge.
aquamanile in the
form of a gryphon,
copper alloy,
Nürnberg c.1400,
Louvre

Pilgrminage signs, badges and plaques

Pulpit

Purses

Pyxides

Reading desks

Reliquaries not including crosses,
through 13th c., 14th c. to present

Rings

Salt cellar

Sarcophagi through mid 4th c. CE,
late 4th c. to present

Scissors

Seal imprints through Carloman of Bavaria 878,
Louis III the Younger 881 to present

Seal matrices and coin dies

Shields, through 5th c., 6th c.-c.1250
and general 13th c.


Ships

Shoes

Situlae

Skulls

Sledges

Spindle whorls and rods

Spinning wheel

Stools

Strap ends

Sword

Tabernacle

Tanks

Temple rings

Thrones, to 1250, 1250 to present

Urns (burial), ossuaries through mid 4th c. CE,
late 4th c. to present

Vessels: see Glass, ceramics through the 2nd c. BCE, 1st century BCE to 4th century CE, 5th century CE to the present, and agate, amethyst, and rock crystal in the gemstones index.

Vise

Watches

Water strainers

Weather vanes

Wells

Windows

Writing tablets