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The Byzantine Collection is world-renowned for its fine collections of portable, sumptuous objects. Encompassing the imperial, ecclesiastical, and secular realms, the collection holds approximately 1,800 objects (of which 1,484 are available here). We continue to add records to our online database and improve the quality of the object photography. If you are trying to locate a specific object not currently available here, please contact museum@doaks.org.

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Statuette of the Virgin and Child

Gothic, Medieval, Gothic Period, ca. 1140-1500 CE, Medieval
late 13th century
wood and polychrome
BZ.1912.2

Free-standing Quadruped

Caucasian or Crimean?
5th century (?)
bronze
BZ.1913.1

Bowl with Central Boss

Post-Byzantine
16th century
silver
BZ.1913.3

Bowl with Exterior Stripes

Islamic
first half of the 14th century
ceramic
BZ.1916.1

Mina'i Ware Beaker

Islamic
12th century - 13th century
ceramic
BZ.1921.2

Cross Arm with the Bust of St. Nicholas

Byzantine
late 10th century - early 11th century
silver and gilding
BZ.1921.6

Transverse Arms of a Cross with Christ, the Virgin, St. John, and Three Saints

Byzantine
first half of the 11th century
silver and gilding
BZ.1921.7

Upper Arm of a Cross with the Annunciation

Byzantine
late 10th century - first half of the 11th century
silver, gilding and niello
BZ.1921.8

Medallion with the Bust of a Bearded Saint

Byzantine
first half of the 11th century
silver and gilding
BZ.1921.9

Medallion with Bust of Christ

Byzantine
first half of the 11th century
silver and gilding
BZ.1921.10

Ewer with Haloed Child and Sphinxes

Roman Egyptian
1st century BCE - 1st century
bronze with silver inlays
BZ.1923.3

Revetment of Tiles with an Orans Figure in the Center (possible modern forgery)

Sasanian
5th century - 6th century (?)
ceramic
BZ.1923.5

Bowl with Small Ceramic(?) Tesserae set in Gypsum

Sasanian (style of)
5th century - 6th century (?)
ceramic
BZ.1923.6

Pectoral in the Shape of a Feline

Scythian
5th century BCE
bronze covered with electrum sheath
BZ.1923.7

Wild Ass Head- or Onager(?) Head-shaped Finial

Scythian
7th century BCE - early 6th century BCE
bronze
BZ.1923.8

Paten with the Communion of the Apostles

Early Byzantine
6th century
silver, gilding and niello
BZ.1924.5

Textile with Animals in a Roundel

Islamic
10th century - 11th century
silk
BZ.1926.1

Fringed Garment with Inscription

Islamic
12th century
silk
BZ.1926.2

Pair of Buckles with Winged Horses

Mongolian
1st century - 2nd century
bronze
BZ.1926.4-5

"Elephant Tamer" Textile

Islamic
10th century
silk
BZ.1927.1

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