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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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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

Palette in the Shape of a Fish (modern forgery)

Egyptian ?
20th century
slate
BZ.1927.2

Lion's Head

Roman, Ptolemaic Period, ca. 323-30 BCE
323 BCE - 30 BCE (?)
steatite
BZ.1927.8

Knife with an Animal in relief attached to the Handle

Siberian
6th century BCE - 5th century BCE
bronze
BZ.1928.3

Knife with an Animal in relief attached to the Handle

Southern Siberia
6th century BCE - 5th century BCE
bronze
BZ.1928.4

Miniature Sphinx

1st century
granite
BZ.1928.5

Necklace with Pendant of Aphrodite Anadyomene

Early Byzantine
early 7th century
gold and lapis lazuli
BZ.1928.6

Necklace of Duck-Head Links

Early Byzantine
3rd century
gold
BZ.1928.7

Necklace with Pearls, Sapphires, and Emerald Plasma

Early Byzantine
early 5th century
gold and gems
BZ.1928.8

Necklace with Pearls, Emerald Plasma, and Sapphires

Early Byzantine
early 5th century
gold and gems
BZ.1928.9

Necklace with Pearls, Sapphires, and Plasma

Early Byzantine
early 5th century
gold and gems
BZ.1928.10

Two Decorative Pins Connected by a Chain

Early Byzantine
early 5th century
gold and gems
BZ.1928.11

Pair of Earrings with Pearls, Emeralds, and Sapphires

Early Byzantine
early 5th century
gold and gems
BZ.1928.12.a-b

Pair of Earrings with Pearls and Garnets

Early Byzantine
early 5th century
gold and gems
BZ.1928.13.a-b

Earring with Pearl, Ruby, and Sapphire

Early Byzantine
early 5th century
gold and gems
BZ.1928.14

Earring with Ruby and Sapphire

Early Byzantine
early 5th century
gold and gems
BZ.1928.15

Earring with Emerald and Sapphire

Early Byzantine
early 5th century
gold and gems
BZ.1928.16

Earring with Pearl, Emerald, and Sapphire

Early Byzantine
early 5th century
gold and gems
BZ.1928.17

Hanging with Hestia Polyolbus

Early Byzantine
6th century (?)
wool
BZ.1929.1

Textile Fragments with Marine Imagery

Early Byzantine
first half of the 6th century
wool
BZ.1929.1.a

Plaque with Crucifixion (modern forgery)

Byzantine
19th century - 20th century (in the Byzantine Style of the 11th-12th century)
ivory
BZ.1929.2

Harness Cheekpiece Attachment

Chinese
6th century BCE - 5th century BCE
bronze
BZ.1929.7

Harness Cheekpiece Attachment

Chinese, Southern Siberia
6th century BCE - 5th century BCE
bronze
BZ.1929.8

Belt Applique with Crouching Animal

Avar
late 7th century - 8th century
bronze
BZ.1929.9

Belt Applique with Crouching Animal

Avar
late 7th century - 8th century
bronze
BZ.1929.10

Belt Applique with Crouching Animal

Avar
late 7th century - 8th century
bronze
BZ.1929.11

Belt Tab with Rinceau

Avar
late 7th century - 8th century
bronze
BZ.1929.12

Belt Applique with Crouching Animal

Avar
late 7th century - 8th century
bronze
BZ.1929.13

Belt Applique with Crouching Animal

Avar
late 7th century - 8th century
bronze
BZ.1929.14

Belt Applique with Crouching Animal

Avar
late 7th century - 8th century
bronze
BZ.1929.15

Belt Applique with Crouching Animal

Avar
late 7th century - 8th century
bronze
BZ.1929.16

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