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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

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

Head of Lioness

Mesopotamian
8th century BCE (?)
bone
BZ.1931.3

Fragment of a Chancel Panel (?) with Peacock

Early Medieval
8th century - 9th century
marble
BZ.1936.19

Column-Statue of St. Michael

Gothic, Medieval
1145 - 1160
limestone
BZ.1936.21

Statue of Mourning Virgin

Gothic, Medieval
last quarter of 13th century - first quarter of 14th century
wood
BZ.1936.25

Statuette of a Man

Frankish
late 4th century - early 5th century
gold
BZ.1936.46

Small, Sculpted Head of a Woman

Hellenistic, Hellenistic Period, ca. 323-31 BCE
3rd century BCE - 1st century BCE (Early Hellenistic or Roman Period)
limestone
BZ.1936.49

Relief with Addorsed Ducks

Early Medieval
9th century - 10th century
marble
BZ.1936.51

Statuette of Hephaistos (?)

Greek
460 BCE - 450 BCE
bronze
BZ.1936.61

Seasons Sarcophagus

Late Roman
330 - 335
marble
BZ.1936.65

Statuette of a Kore Bearing Offerings

Roman
1st century BCE - 1st century
bronze
BZ.1936.66

Life-size Head of a Nomarch or Priest

Egyptian Ptolemaic
late 2nd century BCE - early 1st century BCE
limestone
BZ.1937.13

Roundel with Emperor John II Comnenus

Byzantine
ca. 1110 - 1118
marble
BZ.1937.23

Statuette of a Youth

Italic
3rd century BCE
bronze
BZ.1937.31

Statue of Rearing Horse

Arabian
late 2nd century - 3rd century
bronze
BZ.1938.12

Statuette of Seated Pantheress

Late Roman
2nd century - 6th century (Late Roman Period)
bronze
BZ.1938.23

High Relief of Agnus Dei

Gothic, Medieval
third quarter of the 12th century
limestone
BZ.1938.35

Fragment of Chancel Barrier with Holy Sepulcher

Early Byzantine
late 6th century - 7th century
marble
BZ.1938.56

Relief with Virgin Hagiosoritissa

Middle Byzantine
mid 11th century
marble
BZ.1938.62

Statuette of Ares

Early Byzantine
second half of 4th century - 5th century
ivory
BZ.1938.63

Corinthian Capital with Acclamation

Early Byzantine
third quarter of the 5th century (6th century inscription)
marble
BZ.1938.77

Torso of a Male Figure

Roman
2nd century - 3rd century
marble
BZ.1938.84

Fragment of an Inscribed Base for a Monumental Cross(?)

Early Byzantine
4th century - 6th century
marble
BZ.1938.87

Fragment of a Champleve Revetment

Early Byzantine
late 5th century - 6th century
marble
BZ.1938.90

Fragment of a Decorative Krater

Roman
1st century BCE - 1st century
marble
BZ.1938.92

Fragment of a Garland Sarcophagus

Roman
mid 2nd century - early 3rd century
marble
BZ.1938.93

Statuette of Priest in Prayer (?) (modern forgery)

19th century - 20th century (in the style of the 6th-7th century)
bronze
BZ.1939.14.5

Bird with Inset Eyes (modern forgery)

19th century - 20th century (in the style of the 6th-7th century)
bronze
BZ.1939.14.14

Statuette of Satan or Pan (modern forgery)

19th century - 20th century (in the style of the 6th-7th century)
bronze
BZ.1939.14.15

Statuette of a Donkey (modern forgery)

19th century - 20th century (in the style of the 6th-7th century)
bronze
BZ.1939.14.16

Herm with Acanthus Leaves

Roman
1st century BCE - 1st century (Roman Period)
bronze
BZ.1940.22

Miniature Head of a Man

Roman
4th century (probably)
quartz frit
BZ.1940.39

Lion's Head Water Spout

Roman
late 3rd century (or later)
marble
BZ.1940.47

Fragmentary Wall Revetment with a Cross

Early Byzantine
late 5th century - 6th century
marble
BZ.1940.48

Ushebti (Tomb Figure)

Egyptian
16th century BCE - 13th century BCE (18th Dynasty, Egyptian New Kingdom)
ceramic
BZ.1940.66

Fragmentary, Recut Capital with Floral Decoration

Roman
first half of the 2nd century
marble
BZ.1940.77

Return of Dionysos

Early Byzantine
late 5th century - 6th century
limestone
BZ.1943.6

Standing Figure of Nike

Early Byzantine
late 5th century - 6th century
limestone
BZ.1943.7

Criophore (possibly Orpheus as Good Shepherd)

Late Roman
3rd century - 4th century
ivory
BZ.1945.3

Architectural Boss with Chrismon

Early Byzantine
late 5th century - early 6th century
limestone
BZ.1945.7

Portrait of Menander

Roman
1st century (copy of 3rd century BCE Greek original)
marble
BZ.1946.2

Head of a Panther

200 BCE - 300 (Roman Period)
marble
BZ.1946.5

Eagle Standing on a Bull's Head

Roman
2nd century - 3rd century (probably)
bronze
BZ.1947.5

Lion Mask Fountain Head

Late Roman
4th century
gilt bronze
BZ.1947.16

Statuette of an Emaciated Man

Roman
1st century (copy of 2nd century BCE Greek original)
bronze
BZ.1947.22

Portrait Head of a Ptolemaic Ruler

Ptolemaic
283 BCE - 246 BCE (Reign of Ptolemy II Philadelphos?)
basalt
BZ.1948.10

Anastasis

Late Byzantine
14th century (or later)
marble
BZ.1950.1.b

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