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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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Cameo-cut Bust of Christ Blessing

Byzantine
10th century
sapphire
BZ.1936.17

Cameo-cut Virgin Hagiosoritissa

Byzantine
12th century
bloodstone
BZ.1936.31

Bust of a Young Boy (Annius Verus?)

Roman (?)
2nd century
chalcedony
BZ.1937.20

Virgin Orant

Byzantine
11th century
bloodstone
BZ.1940.70

Bust of the Virgin

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

Bezel with Crouching Lion

Greek, Archaic Period, ca. 660-480 BCE
late 6th century BCE
carnelian
BZ.1947.6

Busts of Two Emperors

Roman
late 3rd century - early 4th century
chalcedony on gold
BZ.1947.14

Laus Crucis

Early Byzantine
6th century - 7th century
agate
BZ.1947.21

Chalice and Doves

Lombard (?)
4th century - 8th century
agate
BZ.1948.19

Stone Seal

Sasanian
2nd century - 6th century (Sasanian)
unidentified stone
BZ.1949.3

Three Figures Representing the Seven Against Thebes

Roman
1st century BCE (or later Roman copy)
rock crystal
BZ.1950.10

Adoration of Christ Child

Early Byzantine
6th century (?)
rock crystal
BZ.1950.18.1

Christ Emmanuel Enthroned

Early Byzantine
6th century
rock crystal on glass
BZ.1950.35

Standing Figure of Christ with Inscriptions

Early Byzantine
6th century - 7th century
amethyst
BZ.1953.7

Deity floating on Wings above a Horned Animal

Persian
5th century BCE - 4th century BCE
unidentified stone
BZ.1956.30

Fragmentary Gorgon's Head

Roman (?)
late 4th century - early 5th century
jasper
BZ.1957.47

Monogram on Oval Stone

Early Byzantine
6th century - 7th century
jasper
BZ.1957.65

Bezel with St. Paul (?)

Early Byzantine
4th century
garnet
BZ.1957.66

Archangel Michael

Early Byzantine
5th century - 7th century
hematite
BZ.1957.68

Recumbent Lion

Islamic, Fatimid
9th century - 12th century (Fatimid ?)
rock crystal
BZ.1958.21

Constantine the Great as Constantine Herculius

Late Roman
ca. 307
agate
BZ.1958.23

Angel at the Tomb of Christ (?)

Early Byzantine
6th century
rock crystal on gold
BZ.1958.30

Pendant with Adoration

Early Byzantine
late 6th century
rock crystal on gold
BZ.1958.41

Annunciation

Byzantine
6th century
rock crystal
BZ.1961.5

Baptism of Christ

Byzantine
6th century
rock crystal
BZ.1961.6

Fisherman

Late Roman (?)
1st century BCE (18th century setting)
crystal on gold
BZ.1962.1

Hercules and the Nemean Lion

Norman
mid 13th century
agate
BZ.1962.38

Ring with the Bust of a Lady

Roman
early 4th century
rock crystal
BZ.1963.6

Pendant with an Emperor in a Six-horse Chariot (probable modern forgery)

Byzantine
late 6th century (probably a modern forgery)
rock crystal
BZ.1964.12

Horned Sea Monster

Roman (?)
third quarter of the 1st century BCE
agate (?)
BZ.1965.12

Cross Flanked by Moon and Sun

Byzantine
6th century (or modern forgery)
carnelian
BZ.1965.13

Eagle in Profile

Roman (?)
first half of the 1st century
carnelian
BZ.1965.14

Zeus Listening to the Prayer of Thetis

Italian
ca. 1800
sardonyx
BZ.1969.17

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