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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 1,487 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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Fringed Garment with Inscription

Islamic
12th century
silk
BZ.1926.2

Column-Statue of St. Michael

Gothic, Medieval
1145 - 1160
limestone
BZ.1936.21

Cameo-cut Virgin Hagiosoritissa

Byzantine
12th century
bloodstone
BZ.1936.31

Roundel with Emperor John II Comnenus

Byzantine
ca. 1110 - 1118
marble
BZ.1937.23

Reliquary Lid (?) with Dove and Cross

Byzantine
12th century (?)
gold and gems
BZ.1938.27

Enkolpion with St. Theodore and Cross on Verso

Byzantine
12th century
glass paste on gold
BZ.1938.28

Enkolpion with St. Demetrius

Byzantine
12th century
glass paste on gold
BZ.1938.29

High Relief of Agnus Dei

Gothic, Medieval
third quarter of the 12th century
limestone
BZ.1938.35

Enkolpion with Bust of St. George

Byzantine
late 12th century - 13th century
steatite
BZ.1940.5

Ring with Inscription on Bezel

Byzantine
12th century
gold
BZ.1940.32

Bust of the Virgin

Byzantine
last quarter of the 12th century
quartz
BZ.1946.6

Pendant with the Bust of the Virgin

Byzantine
12th century (?)
enamel on gilt bronze
BZ.1949.9

Capital with Archangels

Crusader
12th century
marble
BZ.1950.24

Lantern in the Form of a Domed Building

Islamic
12th century
ceramic
BZ.1950.39

Fragmentary Column with Lotus Capital

Medieval
12th century (Norman Period)
porphyry
BZ.1952.2

Lion's Head

Norman
second quarter of the 12th century
porphyry
BZ.1953.5

Lion's Head

Norman
second quarter of the 12th century
porphyry
BZ.1953.6

Mask of a Young Man

Norman
2nd quarter of the 12th Century
porphyry
BZ.1953.14

Mask of an Old Man

Norman
2nd quarter of the 12th Century
porphyry
BZ.1953.15

Basin

Norman
12th century (?)
porphyry
BZ.1953.16

Colonnette or Column Segment

Norman
12th century (?)
porphyry
BZ.1953.17

Capital

Norman
12th century (?)
red granite
BZ.1953.18

St. Nicholas

Byzantine
12th century
steatite
BZ.1958.24

Bowl with Bird on Interior

Byzantine
12th century
ceramic
BZ.1958.100

Bowl with Bird on Interior

Byzantine
12th century
ceramic
BZ.1958.101

Bowl with Griffin Attacking a Doe

Middle Byzantine
12th century
ceramic
BZ.1966.17

Saint Sophia

Byzantine
12th century (probably)
glass paste
BZ.1967.29

Incense Burner with Rooster on Lid

Islamic
12th century
bronze
BZ.1969.78

Anepigraphic Tiraz

Islamic
late 12th century
linen and silk
BZ.1973.37

Stained Glass Fragments

Byzantine
ca. 1105 - 1115 (or after 1204)
stained glass
BZ.1985.19

Stained Glass Fragments

Byzantine
ca. 1126 (or after 1204)
stained glass
BZ.1985.20

Head of a Bearded Saint

Byzantine, Byzantine period, ca. 330-1453 CE
early 12th century
steatite
BZ.1999.18

Gospels in Greek with Canon Tables and Prologues (Dumbarton Oaks MS 5)

Byzantine
early 12th century
vellum, wood, silk, leather, silver
BZ.2009.033

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