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Browse the Byzantine Collection

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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Gospel Lectionary with Marginal Illuminations (Dumbarton Oaks MS 1)

Middle Byzantine
second half of the 11th century
tempera on vellum
BZ.1939.12

Menaion in Georgian (Dumbarton Oaks MS 2)

Middle Byzantine
11th century
ink on vellum
BZ.1952.1

Psalter and New Testament (Dumbarton Oaks MS 3)

Middle Byzantine
ca. 1084
tempera, gold leaf, and ink on vellum
BZ.1962.35

Inscribed Papyrus Fragment

Coptic
Date Unknown
ink on papyrus
BZ.1971.31

Gospels of Luke and John (Dumbarton Oaks MS 4)

Middle Byzantine
late 12th century - early 13th century
tempera, gold leaf and ink on vellum
BZ.1974.1

Four Papyrus Fragments

5th century - 6th century
papyrus
BZ.1985.17.1-4

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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