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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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Plaque with Crucifixion (modern forgery)

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

Applique with Feline

Sino-Siberian (?)
Date Unknown
bronze
BZ.1929.20

Applique with Rabbits

Chinese
7th century BCE - 5th century BCE
bronze
BZ.1929.24

Applique with Opposed Animals

Chinese
7th century BCE - 6th century BCE
bronze
BZ.1929.31

Applique of a Stylized Animal

Central Asian (?)
Date Unknown
bronze
BZ.1929.35

Applique with Felines Devouring Fawns' Heads

Chinese
6th century BCE - 5th century BCE
bronze
BZ.1929.36

Applique with a Colt atop a Horse

Mongolian
1st century - 2nd century
bronze
BZ.1929.37

Applique with Felines Devouring Fawns' Heads

Chinese
6th century BCE - 5th century BCE
bronze
BZ.1929.38

Plaque with the Incredulity of Thomas

Middle Byzantine
mid 10th century
ivory
BZ.1937.7

Plaque with Jewelled Cross and the Bust of an Emperor

Middle Byzantine
mid 10th century
ivory
BZ.1937.18

Fragmentary Circular Plaque with a Lion-Griffin (modern forgery)

Sasanian
19th century - 20th century (in the style of the 6th-8th century)
silver
BZ.1938.13

Medallions with Busts of Christ and the Virgin

Byzantine
9th century
copper
BZ.1938.15-16

Plaque with Incised Decoration

Islamic
Date Unknown
bone or ivory
BZ.1939.3

Virgin Hodegetria, St. John the Baptist, and St. Basil from a plaque

Middle Byzantine
Second half of 10th century
ivory
BZ.1939.8

Pilgrim's Medal with Saints Peter and Paul

Medieval
13th century
lead
BZ.1940.38

Sacrifice of Isaac

Islamic
early 13th century
gold leaf and gesso base on wood
BZ.1941.7

Isiac Cult Scene

Roman Egyptian
second half of 2nd century
ivory
BZ.1942.1

Capsa Lid with the Baptism

Early Byzantine
5th century - 6th century
gold
BZ.1945.2

Dionysos and Leopard

Late Roman
4th century
bone and wax
BZ.1945.5

Emperor Caligula and Goddess Roma

Roman
1st century - 2nd century
glass
BZ.1946.10

A Judgment Scene

Early Byzantine
4th century
ceramic
BZ.1946.13

Scribe (Notarius)

Early Byzantine
second half of the 5th century
ivory
BZ.1947.4

Hunting Scene on Sheathing

Roman
4th century
bronze with silver inlays
BZ.1947.17

Virgin and Child

Byzantine
late 9th century - 10th century
cloisonne enamel on gold
BZ.1947.20

St. George and St. Theodore Receiving Martyr's Crowns

Byzantine
11th century
steatite
BZ.1951.25

The Ascension

Byzantine
14th century
steatite
BZ.1951.26

The Nativity

Early Byzantine
end of 7th century - 8th century
ivory
BZ.1951.30

Standing Warrior from a Rosette Casket

Byzantine
10h century
ivory
BZ.1952.11

Foliate Ornament withTwisted-wire Border

Medieval
Date Unknown
gold
BZ.1953.12.49

Bezel with an Angel

Early Byzantine
7th century
enamel on gold
BZ.1953.12.62

Bezel with the Virgin (?)

Early Byzantine
7th century
gold with niello
BZ.1953.12.64

Ornament with Fleuron

Byzantine
late 10th century
enamel on gold
BZ.1953.12.67

Head of a Youth and the Four Seasons

Early Byzantine
second half of the 4th century
bronze
BZ.1956.19

Cross-Monogram on a Plaquette

Early Byzantine
6th century - 7th century (possibly as late as 11th - 12th century)
glass on gold
BZ.1956.29

Fragment of Millefiori Glass with Stylized Flowers

Roman
1st century BCE - 4th century
glass
BZ.1957.6

St. Demetrios

Byzantine
11th century
enamel on gold
BZ.1957.9

Fragmentary Icon of Virgin and Child

Byzantine
11th century - 12th century
ivory
BZ.1957.42

Half-Length Figure of St. John the Baptist

Byzantine
11th century - 12th century
bronze
BZ.1957.54

Half-Length Figure of the Virgin and Child

Byzantine
13th century - 14th century
bronze
BZ.1957.55

Nimbed Orans on a Bezel

Early Byzantine
7th century
enamel on gold
BZ.1957.58

Hunter and Stag

Early Byzantine
5th century - 6th century
bone
BZ.1958.5

St. Laurus

Byzantine
1050 - 1075
enamel on gold
BZ.1958.18

St. John Chrysostom (modern forgery)

Byzantine
20th century (in the style of the 11th-12th century)
enamel on gold
BZ.1963.4

Mounted Hunter (Fragment)

Early Byzantine
3rd century - 4th century
bone
BZ.1963.23

Four Female Intercessory Figures

Byzantine
10th century
copper
BZ.1963.25

Fragment of a Head of a Saint

Byzantine
11th century - 12th century
steatite
BZ.1963.26

Archangel Gabriel

Middle Byzantine
second half of the 10th century
ivory
BZ.1972.21

Cross on Palmette Leaves

Byzantine
10th century - 12th century
ivory
BZ.1972.22

Rampant Eagle Flanked by Four Wolves (?)

Early Byzantine
6th century
wood
BZ.1984.4

Fragment With Bird in Interlace

Early Byzantine
6th century
wood
BZ.1984.5

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