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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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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

Paten with the Communion of the Apostles

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

Chalice of Grimfridus

Carolingian
early 9th century
gilded copper alloy with silver and niello inlay
BZ.1933.4

Pyxis with Moses Receiving the Law and Daniel in the Lions' Den

Early Byzantine
end of 5th century - 6th century
ivory and polychromy
BZ.1936.22

Flabellum

Early Byzantine
565 - 578
silver and gilding
BZ.1936.23

Pyxis with Imperial Families and Ceremonial Scenes

Late Byzantine
1403 - 1404
ivory
BZ.1936.24

Portable Altar

Romanesque
seconf half of the 11th century
Walrus Ivory on wood
BZ.1937.16

Chalice with Scenes of the Adoration of the Cross

Early Byzantine
late 6th century - early 7th century
glass
BZ.1937.21

Spoon inscribed "Blessing of St. Thomas"

Early Byzantine
6th century - early 7th century
silver and niello
BZ.1937.35

Spoon with Palmette on back of bowl

Early Byzantine
6th century - 7th century
silver and niello
BZ.1937.42

Aspergillum (Holy Water Sprinkler)

Early Byzantine
4th century - 7th century
bone
BZ.1938.68

Cross with Inscription (modern forgery)

Byzantine
19th century - 20th century (in the style of the 6th-7th century)
lead
BZ.1939.14.11

Inscribed Cross on Corkscrew Stand (modern forgery)

19th century - 20th century (in the style of the 6th-7th century)
bronze
BZ.1939.14.12

Processional Cross with Attached Tang

Byzantine
11th century - 12th century
bronze
BZ.1940.14.1

Base for Processional Cross in the Shape of a Church

Byzantine
11th century - 12th century
bronze
BZ.1940.14.2

Patera with Handle

Early Byzantine
6th century - 7th century
bronze
BZ.1940.15

Incense Burner topped with a Cross

Early Byzantine
6th century - 7th century
bronze
BZ.1940.16

Incense Burner with Domed Lid

Early Byzantine
6th century - 7th century
bronze
BZ.1940.56

Upper Arm of Cross with the Bust of St. Michael

Byzantine
late 10th century - early 11th century
silver, gilding and niello
BZ.1950.8

Incense Burner with Grape Vine on Lid

Early Byzantine
6th century
bronze
BZ.1950.31

Incense Burner with Cross on Top of Lid

Early Byzantine
6th century
bronze
BZ.1950.32

Incense Burner or Lantern with Masks on Lid

Early Byzantine
6th century
bronze
BZ.1950.33

Hexagonal Jug

Early Byzantine
6th century (probably)
glass
BZ.1950.34

Processional Cross

Byzantine
10th century
gilt bronze
BZ.1951.22

Chalice

Early Byzantine
ca. 527 - 565
silver and niello
BZ.1955.18

Archangel Michael

Middle Byzantine
11th century
copper
BZ.1958.91

Asteriskos

Byzantine
11th century
copper
BZ.1958.104

Chalice of Ardaburius and Anthousa

Early Byzantine
5th century
silver
BZ.1959.66

Knop from a Staff

Byzantine
11th century
silver
BZ.1960.127

Censer with Christological Cycle

Early Byzantine
6th century - 7th century
bronze
BZ.1962.14

Paten with Cross and Inscription

Middle Byzantine
10th century - 11th century
tin on copper
BZ.1962.17

Paten with Christogram and Repousse Border

Early Byzantine
mid 6th century
silver, gilding and niello
BZ.1963.36.1

Paten with Cross and Inscription

Early Byzantine
mid 6th century
silver, gilding and niello
BZ.1963.36.2

Paten with Cross

Early Byzantine
mid 6th century
silver, gilding and niello
BZ.1963.36.3

Book Cover with a Cross Flanked by Cypress Trees

Early Byzantine
mid 6th century
silver and gilding
BZ.1963.36.9

Book Cover with a Cross Flanked by Cypress Trees

Early Byzantine
mid 6th century
silver and gilding
BZ.1963.36.10

Crushed Ewer

Byzantine
mid 6th century
silver and gilding
BZ.1963.36.14

Bowl of a Chalice

Byzantine
mid 6th century
silver
BZ.1963.36.19

Bowl with Crosses

Byzantine
6th century
silver
BZ.1963.36.20

Foot of Chalice or Bowl

Byzantine
mid 6th century
silver
BZ.1963.36.24

Crushed Ram's-Head Handles

Byzantine
mid 6th century
silver
BZ.1963.36.27

Flattened Knop and Foot of a Chalice

Byzantine
mid 6th century
silver
BZ.1963.36.33

Flattened Knop and Foot of a Chalice

Byzantine
mid 6th century
silver
BZ.1963.36.34

Fragmentary Knop and Base of a Chalice (?)

Byzantine
mid 6th century
silver
BZ.1963.36.35

Constantine and Sylvester; Archangel Michael, and Johsua

Byzantine
11th century
silver, gilding and niello
BZ.1964.13

Crushed Amphora

Byzantine
mid 6th century
silver and niello
BZ.1965.1.4

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