Byzantine Collection

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The Byzantine Collection distinguishes itself as one of the finest collections of portable, sumptuous objects. Encompassing the imperial, ecclesiastical and secular realms, the collection holds about 1,200 objects as well as about 24,000 coins and lead seals. Selected objects from the Byzantine Collection are on exhibition is the Byzantine Gallery and Courtyard Gallery.

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If you are planning a visit to Dumbarton Oaks, please note that not all artworks are on view at all times. The information here is reviewed regularly and is subject to revision. This resource is for educational use and its contents may not be reproduced without permission.