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Chain and Closure with Christ and Virgin


Middle Byzantine
second half of the 10th century - first half of the 11th century
6 cm (2 3/8 in.)
silver, gilding and niello
BZ.1965.2.2

Not on view


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Additional Images
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Additional Image Clasp, obverse
Clasp, obverse
Additional Image Clasp, reverse
Clasp, reverse
Additional Image Detail of clasp, obverse
Detail of clasp, obverse
Additional Image Detail of clasp, profile
Detail of clasp, profile
Additional Image Detail of clasp, reverse
Detail of clasp, reverse


Bibliography
Handbook of the Dumbarton Oaks Collection, Harvard University (Washington, DC, 1967), no. 214.

M. Ross, Jewelry, Enamels, and Art of the Migration Period, Catalogue of the Byzantine and Early Mediaeval Antiquities in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection, Vol. II, 2nd ed., with an Addendum by Susan A. Boyd and Stephen R. Zwirn (Washington, DC, 2005), add. no. 197, pl. CXXIX.


Acquisition History
Acquired from George Zacos (dealer) by Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Washington, DC, 1965.

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Byzantine Collection, Washington, D.C.