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Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition
March 14–July 8, 2012
Selected Artworks (181-240 of 253 Results)
Oil Lamp with Greek and Arabic Inscriptions
Date: 8th century
Medium: Red ware
Oil Lamp
Date: 8th century
Medium: Light red ware
Oil Lamp
Date: 8th century
Medium: Buff-red ware
Two Oil Lamps with Arabic Inscriptions
Date: 8th century
Medium: Buff-red ware (IR-1977), Pink ware (IR-2182)
Oil Lamp with a Cross
Date: 8th century
Medium: Red-ware
Chalice with Inscription in the Dialect of the Fayyum
Date: 6th–7th century (chalice); Early Islamic period (inscription)
Medium: Silver with gold and gilded silver inlay
Jug from Dayr 'Ayn 'Abata
Date: 700–800
Medium: Cream ware with roll-on stamp decoration
Gold Necklace with Pendants
Date: ca. 7th century
Medium: Pendants: gold - sheet; scribed, engraved, chased, punched; wire - beaded; granulation. Tubes: gold - sheet; wire - beaded. Chain: gold - strip (half round).
Accession Number: 17.190.1656
Gold Half Moon-Shaped Earring with Peacocks
Date: late 6th–7th century
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 38.171.1
Pair of Crescent-Shaped Earrings with Peacocks
Date: late 6th-7th century
Medium: Gold
Pair of Earrings with Birds
Date: 7th–8th century
Medium: Gold wire, granulation, cast details, pearls
Necklace and Pendant with Aphrodite Anadyomene
Date: 7th century
Medium: Gold, lapis lazuli, garnet ( ? ), and rock crystal
Figure
Date: 5th–7th century
Medium: Bone; carved and incised
Accession Number: 2001.761.3
Figurine
Date: late 10th–12th century
Medium: Bone, carved; painted with black organic material
Figurine
Date: 10th-11th century
Medium: Bone, carved; painted with black organic material
Statuette of a Woman Playing Crotales
Date: 500-1000
Medium: Copper-based alloy
Flask with Dancers
Date: 5th-8th century
Medium: Bronze, cast
Fragment of a Wall Hanging with a Musician Playing the Oud
Date: 8th–10th century
Medium: Tapestry weave in polychrome wool and undyed linen
Relief with an Amphora
Date: 8th century
Medium: Basalt
Fragment Carved with a Rosette
Date: mid-8th century
Medium: Limestone, carved
Fragment Carved with Vine Scroll and a Vase
Date: mid-8th century
Medium: Limestone, carved
Fragment Carved with Vine Scroll and a Triangle Trimmed with Bead-and-Reel Motif
Date: mid-8th century
Medium: Limestone, carved
Female Torso
Date: mid-8th century
Medium: Limestone, carved
Brazier
Date: 8th century (modern reproduction)
Medium: Iron, bronze, cast
Triangular Plaque
Date: 8th century
Medium: Ivory, incised
Pyxis
Date: 8th century
Medium: Ivory, carved, incised, and infilled with red and black pigments
Part of a Lantern
Date: 8th century
Medium: Steatite, carved and engraved
Cooking Pot
Date: 8th century
Medium: Steatite, carved and engraved
Incense Burner
Date: 8th century
Medium: Cast copper alloy, openwork
Block Carved with an Arch
Date: ca. 720–724
Medium: Limestone, carved
Block Carved with a Fan Pattern
Date: ca. 720–724
Medium: Limestone, carved
Block Carved with Acanthus and Palmette
Date: ca. 720–724
Medium: Limestone, carved
Censer with a Ram’s Head Handle
Date: 8th century
Medium: Cast copper alloy, engraved and punched
Censer with Architectural Elements
Date: 8th century
Medium: Basalt
Jug with Rope Decoration
Date: 8th century
Medium: Copper alloy ( 98.2% Cu, 0.74% Pb ), four parts joined together
Jug with Loop Handle
Date: first half 8th century
Medium: Copper alloy
Ewer, Signed by Ibn Yazid
Date: 688/689 or 783/784 or 882/883
Medium: Copper alloy, cast
Furniture Veneer Panels
Date: first half of the 8th century
Medium: Fragments of thin sheets of ivory (elephantine), now consolidated
Alabaster Capital
Date: 9th century
Medium: Alabaster
Luster-Painted Flask
Date: 9th–10th century
Medium: Glass, bluish; free blown; dark brown and silver stains; tooled on pontil
Ewer
Date: 9th century
Medium: Bronze, cast
Footed Bowl
Date: 8th century
Medium: Ceramic, earthenware; molded with applied decoration and glazed
Luster-Painted Bottle
Date: 9th–10th century
Medium: Glass, yellowish; gold and silver foil; blue enamel; facet-cut neck
Fragment of a Wall Hanging with Floral Decoration
Date: 9th-10th century
Medium: Tapestry weave in polychrome wool and undyed cotton
Pair of Doors with Carved Decoration
Date: second half of the 8th century
Medium: Wood
Fragment of a Frieze with Winged Pinecones and Palmettes
Date: 8th-9th century
Medium: Wood
Section from a Piece of Furniture
Date: late 9th century
Medium: Carved and incised wood
Fragment of a Panel with Disk Design
Date: 9th century
Medium: Wood
Door Panel with Lotus and Palmettes
Date: 9th century
Medium: Wood, carved
Luster-Painted Bowl
Date: 9th–10th century
Medium: Earthenware, painted in luster over an opaque white glaze
Fragment of Wall Hanging with Eagle
Date: 9th–10th century
Medium: Tapestry weave in polychrome wool and undyed linen
Fragment of a Mat Fan or Fly Whisk with Quadrupeds
Date: 10th century
Medium: Strips of date palm, woven
Three Fragments of a Tiraz Inscribed with the Name of the Caliph Marwan
Date: 8th century
Medium: Weft-faced compound twill weave (samit) in polychrome silk; inscription embroidered in yellow silk in Ifriqiya (modern Tunisia)
Inscribed Fragments of the So-Called Marwan Tiraz
Date: 8th century
Medium: Weft-faced compound twill weave (samit) in polychrome silk; inscription embroidered in yellow silk in Ifriqiya (modern Tunisia)
Fragment of the So-Called Marwan Tiraz
Date: 8th century
Medium: Weft-faced compound twill weave (samit) in polychrome silk; inscription embroidered in yellow silk in Ifriqiya (modern Tunisia)
Luster-Painted Cup
Date: 786/787
Medium: Bluish colorless glass, with dark brown and yellow stains; free blown and stained, tooled on the pontil
Dish with Molded Kufic Inscription
Date: 9th century
Medium: Yellow- and green-glazed ceramic with molded decoration
Fragment from a Turban with a Tiraz Inscription
Date: late 10th century
Medium: Plain weave in blue linen with inscription in golden yellow silk thread
Inscribed Marble Panel
Date: 9th century
Medium: Marble
Tombstone of Ism‘ail ibn ‘Abd al-Salam ibn Sawwar
Date: 9th century
Medium: Marble
Oil Lamp
Date: 8th century
Oil Lamp
Date: 8th century
Oil Lamp with a Cross
Date: 8th century
Chalice with Inscription in the Dialect of the Fayyum
Date: 6th–7th century (chalice); Early Islamic period (inscription)
Gold Necklace with Pendants
Date: ca. 7th century
Accession Number: 17.190.1656
Gold Half Moon-Shaped Earring with Peacocks
Date: late 6th–7th century
Accession Number: 38.171.1
Pair of Earrings with Birds
Date: 7th–8th century
Figure
Date: 5th–7th century
Accession Number: 2001.761.3
Figurine
Date: late 10th–12th century
Figurine
Date: 10th-11th century
Flask with Dancers
Date: 5th-8th century
Relief with an Amphora
Date: 8th century
Female Torso
Date: mid-8th century
Brazier
Date: 8th century (modern reproduction)
Triangular Plaque
Date: 8th century
Pyxis
Date: 8th century
Part of a Lantern
Date: 8th century
Cooking Pot
Date: 8th century
Incense Burner
Date: 8th century
Block Carved with an Arch
Date: ca. 720–724
Jug with Loop Handle
Date: first half 8th century
Ewer, Signed by Ibn Yazid
Date: 688/689 or 783/784 or 882/883
Furniture Veneer Panels
Date: first half of the 8th century
Alabaster Capital
Date: 9th century
Luster-Painted Flask
Date: 9th–10th century
Ewer
Date: 9th century
Footed Bowl
Date: 8th century
Luster-Painted Bottle
Date: 9th–10th century
Pair of Doors with Carved Decoration
Date: second half of the 8th century
Luster-Painted Bowl
Date: 9th–10th century
Inscribed Marble Panel
Date: 9th century

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