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Byzantine art

Works of Art (87)

Head of Constans, ca. 337–340, Early Byzantine (Eastern Roman Empire), Marble (67.107)
Portrait Bust of a Woman with a Scroll, late 4th–early 5th century, Early Byzantine (Eastern Roman Empire), Marble (66.25)
Steelyard Weight with a Bust of a Byzantine Princess, 400–450, Early Byzantine (Eastern Roman Empire), Copper alloy, lead (1980.416ab)
Ampulla (Flask) of Saint Menas, late 500s–mid-700s, Byzantine; Probably made at Abu Menas, near Alexandria, Egypt, Terracotta (27.94.19)
Amulet, 6th century, Byzantine, from Egypt (?), Hematite amulet carved intaglio, with gilded silver mount (17.190.491)
"Antioch Chalice," first half of 6th century, Byzantine; Made in Antioch or Kaper Koraon (?), Silver, silver-gilt (50.4)
Arch with Running Vines, Leaves, and Fruit, 500–600, Byzantine; Said to be from the Monastery of Apa Apollo, Bawit, Egypt, Limestone (29.9.2a-v)
Attarouthi Treasure, 500–650, Byzantine; From Attarouthi, Syria, Silver and silver with gilding (1986.3.1-15)
Avar Treasure, Belt Fittings, 700s, Avar; Found in Vrap, eastern Albania, Gold (17.190.1673-1701)

Vessels, 700s, Avar or Byzantine; Found in Vrap, eastern Albania, Silver and gold (17.190.1704-1706; 1708-1712)

Bucket, 600s, Byzantine; Found in Vrap, eastern Albania, Silver (17.190.1707)
Base for a Cross, 1000–1100, Byzantine, probably Constantinople or Asia Minor, Copper alloy (62.10.8)
Belt Buckle, buckle ca. 500, tongue ca. 500–600, Eastern Germanic (buckle) and Byzantine (tongue), Rock crystal, gold foil (1995.54)
Book Cover with Byzantine Icon of the Crucifixion, Icon carved about 1000, in Constantinople; setting made before 1085, Spanish; From the Convent of Santa Cruz de la Serós, Jaca, Gilded silver on a wood backing, inset with ivory icon, sapphire, glass, and crystal (17.190.134)
Bowl Base with Old and New Testament Scenes, ca. 350–400, Byzantine, said to have been found in 1715 in the Roman catacomb of Saint Callisto, Glass, gold leaf (16.174.2)
Bowl Base with Saints Peter and Paul Flanking a Column with the Christogram of Christ, made late 300s, Gold, glass leaf, Byzantine, from Rome (16.174.3)
Bowl Fragments with Menorah, Shofar, and Torah Ark, 4th century, Roman or Byzantine, Glass, gold leaf (18.145.1 ab)
Bowl with Fish, 1000s–1200s, Byzantine, Terracotta, white slip, and transparent glaze (2000.322)
Box with Sleeping Eros, 300s, Roman or Byzantine; Said to have been found in Tartus, Syria, Silver (47.100.33)
Cameo with Christ Emmanuel, ca. 1200–1400, Byzantine, Steatite (1987.23)
Capital with Bust of the Archangel Michael, ca. 1250–1300, Byzantine; Made in Constantinople, possibly from the Monastery of the Virgin Peribleptos ("All-Seeing"), now the Sulumanastir, a mosque, Marble (1983.167)
Casket with Warriors and Dancers, carved 11th century, Byzantine; Probably made in Constantinople, Bone, copper gilt (17.190.239)
Casket with Warriors and Mythological Figures, 900–1100, Byzantine; Probably made in Constantinople, Bone plaques and ornamental strips over wood; silver lock plate (17.190.237)
Chariot Mount with Three Figures, 300–500, Late Roman or Byzantine; Probably made in Gaul, Copper alloy (47.100.42)
Cross Pendant, ca. 1080–1130, Byzantine; Made in Constantinople, Gold and enamel worked in cloisonné (1998.542)
Crossbow Fibula, ca. 430, Byzantine; Made in Rome/Constantinople, Gold (1995.97)
Dish in the Form of a Temple, 3rd–5th century, Roman or Byzantine; Found in Carthage (now in Tunisia, North Africa), Rock crystal (55.135.5)
Double-Sided Icon Pendant, with Archangel Michael and the Prophet Daniel in the Lion's Den, 13th century (?), Byzantine, Serpentine (lizardite?) (1987.442.4)
Double-Sided Pendant Icon with the Virgin and Christ Pantokrator, ca. 1080–1120, Byzantine; Made in Constantinople, Cloisonné enamel, gold (1994.403)
Enkolpion: Cameo of an Archangel (Michael?), probably 14th century, Byzantine (Constantinople?), Sardonyx (40.20.58)
Flask with Adoration of the Magi, 500s, Byzantine, Silver with gilded silver (1984.196)
Fragment from a Lintel or Frieze with Cross and Rosette Medallions, ca. 500–600, Byzantine; Said to be from the Monastery of Apa Jeremias, Saqqara (found in the neighboring village of Mitrahina), Limestone (10.176.37)
Fragment of a Bowl with a Horse and Rider, early 1200s, Byzantine; Made possibly in Antioch, Terracotta with green glaze over slip, decorated in sgraffito (1984.181)
Fragment of a Bowl, 3rd–5th century, Roman or Byzantine; found in Carthage (now in Tunisia, North Africa), Rock crystal (55.135.7)
Fragment of a Lintel, 400–550, Byzantine; Probably made in Roman Syria, Limestone (69.15)
Funerary Stela with Architectural Frame, 500–700, Byzantine; Probably from Armant, Egypt, Limestone with red, green, and black paint (36.2.6)
Girdle with Coins and Medallions, ca. 583, Byzantine; Found in 1902 at Karavás, Cyprus (reassembled after discovery), Gold (17.190.147,1991.136)
Hexagonal Bottle, 500–629, Byzantine; Possibly from Syria, Glass, mold-blown (1972.118.180)
Horse Bit, 600–800, Visigothic or Byzantine, Iron inlaid with copper alloy, gold, and silver (47.100.24)
Icon with Christ Antiphonetes, ca. 1350 or later, Byzantine; Probably made in Greece, Steatite (1979.217)
Icon with Christ "Overseer of All" and the Chorus of Saints, ca. 1300–1500, Byzantine, Steatite (63.68.1-13)
Icon with Saint Demetrios, ca. 950–1000, Byzantine, Ivory (1970.324.3)
Icon with the Deesis, mid-900s, Byzantine; Probably made in Constantinople, Ivory (17.190.133)
Icon with the Koimesis ("Falling Asleep") of the Virgin Mary, late 10th century, Byzantine; Probably made in Constantinople, Ivory (17.190.132)
Icon with the Presentation of Christ in the Temple, 1400–1500, Byzantine, Wood, painted, with gold ground (31.67.8)
Icon with the Virgin and Child, carved mid-10th–11th century, Byzantine; Probably made in Constantinople, Ivory (17.190.103)
Intaglio Gemstone with Saint Theodore Teron Slaying a Multiheaded Dragon, 1300 or later, Byzantine, Black agate chalcedony with red-brown striations (1999.325.227)
Leaf from the Epistle to the Hebrews, 12th century (1101), Byzantine; Found in Meteora, Greece (before 1898), Tempera, gold, and ink on parchment (1991.232.15)
Lute, Roman Byzantine period, 3rd–4th century, Egyptian, Wood (12.182.44)
Madonna and Child, ca. 1300, Duccio di Buoninsegna (Italian, Sienese), Tempera and gold on wood, with original engaged frame (2004.442)
Medallion with Christ from an Icon Frame, ca. 1100, Byzantine; From the Djumati Monastery, Georgia (now Republic of Georgia); Made in Constantinople, Cloisonné enamel, gold (17.190.678)
Mosaic with a Peacock and Flowers, 3rd–4th century, Roman or Byzantine; Probably from North Africa, Tesserae (26.68)
Nushirvan Receives Mihras, the Envoy of the Byzantine Emperor: From the so-called First Small Shahnama (Book of Kings), ca. 1300–1325, Northwestern Iran or Baghdad, Ink, colors, gold, and silver on paper (34.24.3)
Pair of Jeweled Bracelets, 500–700, Byzantine; Probably made in Constantinople, Gold, silver, pearl, amethyst, sapphire, glass, quartz, and emerald plasma (17.190.1670, 1671)
Panel with a Griffin, 1250–1300, Byzantine; Possibly from Greece or the Balkans, Marble (2000.81)
Panel with Cross and Griffins, 500–700, Byzantine; Made in Egypt, Wood (28.12)
Panel with the Triumph of Dionysos, Early Byzantine, 4th century, Egypt; said to be from Panopolis (Akhmim), Undyed linen and purple wool; tapestry woven (90.5.873)
Pectoral Cross, 6th–7th century, Byzantine (Constantinople?), Gold (2006.569)
Pectoral with Coins and Pseudo-Medallion, ca. 539–550, Byzantine; Said to have been found in Egypt, Gold with niello (17.190.1664)
Pendant Brooch with Cameo of Enthroned Virgin and Child, cameo 11th–12th century; Rus' mount 12th–14th century, Byzantine (Constantinople), Chalcedony cameo in gold mount with pearls, emeralds, garnets, sapphires, and sardonyx intaglio (2007.9)
Plaque with the Crucifixion and the Defeat of Hades, mid-10th century, Byzantine; Probably made in Constantinople, Ivory (17.190.44)
Plaques with Scenes from the Story of Joshua, 10th century, Byzantine; Probably made in Constantinople, Ivory, traces of polychromy, gilding; bone (border strips) (17.190.137a-c)
Polycandelon with Crosses, 500–600, Byzantine, Copper alloy (2002.483.7)
Processional Cross, ca. 1000–1050, Byzantine, Silver with gilding and gilded silver medallions (1993.163)
Psalter, late 12th century, Byzantine, Tempera, black ink, gold leaf on parchment with paper endpapers (2001.730)
Pyx Depicting Women at the Tomb of Christ, 500s, Byzantine; Made in the eastern Mediterranean, Ivory (17.190.57)
Pyxis with the Triumph of Dionysos in India, mid-500s, Byzantine; Possibly made in Syria, said to have been found in Rome, Ivory (17.190.56)
Reliquary Cross with Saint George, 800–1200, Byzantine, Copper alloy (2000.526.2)
Reliquary in the Shape of a Sarcophagus, carved 400–600, Byzantine, Marble (2002.483.3a,b)
Reliquary of the True Cross (Staurotheke), late 8th–early 9th century, Byzantine; Made in Constantinople, Cloisonné enamel, silver, silver-gilt, gold, niello (17.190.715ab)
Revetments from an Icon of the Virgin, ca. 1100, Byzantine; Made in Constantinople, Cloisonné enamel, gold; Halo fragments (17.190.644-.648)
Ring of Leontios, 990–1030, Byzantine, Gold and niello (1982.282)
Roundel, fragment, 7th century, Byzantine; Egypt (?), Polychrome wool and undyed linen, tapestry weave (63.178.2)
Roundel, probably 6th–7th century, Byzantine; said to be from Panopolis (Akhmim), Egypt, Polychrome silk embroidery on undyed linen (90.5.16)
Silver Plate with David and Goliath, 629–630, Byzantine; Made in Constantinople, Silver (17.190.396)
Solidus of Constantius II (Sole Emperor, 350–361), 350–361, Byzantine, Gold (04.35.18)
Solidus of Justinian I (r. 527–565), 538–565, Byzantine; Minted in Constantinople, Gold (99.35.7406)
Star-Shaped Brooch with Intaglio, setting 960–1000, intaglio 337–361, Ottonian (setting), Byzantine (intaglio), Gold with pearls and star sapphire (1988.15)
Statuette of a Dolphin, 3rd–5th century, Roman or Byzantine; Found in Carthage (now in Tunisia, North Africa), Rock crystal (55.135.9)
Statuette of a Personification of a City, 300–500, Late Roman or Byzantine, Copper alloy (47.100.40)
Storage Jar, 600–700, Byzantine; Made in Egypt, Ceramic, painted (23.2.74)
Table Top, 400–600, Byzantine; Said to be from Rome, Italy, Marble (47.100.50)
Tapestry Square with the Head of Spring, 4th–5th century; Early Byzantine, Egyptian, Polychrome wool, linen (90.5.848)
Textile Fragment, 5th century, Byzantine; Made in Egypt, Polychrome wool and undyed linen, tapestry, weave (90.5.807)
Tip of a Pointer, late 11th–first half of 12th century, Byzantine (Constantinople), Cloisonné enamel, gold (1997.235)
Tomb Plaque, 400–800, Byzantine or Visigothic; Probably made in Spain, Terracotta (1985.147)
Tunic with Panels of Dionysian Figures, 400–500, Byzantine; Said to be from Panopolis (now Akhmim), Egypt, Linen, undyed, with wool panels in tapestry weave (26.9.9)
Two Panels of an Ivory Diptych Announcing the Consulship of Justinian, 521, Byzantine; Made in Constantinople, Ivory (17.190.52, 53)
Woman Wearing a Tunic, 4th–5th century; Early Byzantine, Egyptian; Probably Eshmunein, Plaster terracotta (12.185.4)