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Part of Medieval Art and The Cloisters
Date: 10th centuryAccession Number: 17.190.135a-d, .136a-c, .137a-c
Date: carved 1000s, assembled 1100s or 1200sAccession Number: 47.100.45a–g
Date: 500–550Accession Number: 50.4
Andrea della Robbia (Italian, 1435–1525)
Date: ca. 1470–75Accession Number: 69.113
Date: 1000–1200Accession Number: 17.190.681
Date: 1434/35Accession Number: 2010.108
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Part of the Mary and Michael Jaharis Galleries, this space features the arts of Byzantium, the empire based in Constantinople that ruled from 330–1453 C.E. In addition to early liturgical and personal religious objects, the gallery exhibits secular art from later Byzantine centuries, including carved ivory caskets, stunning cloisonné enamels, and ceramics.
Also on view are a monumental sarcophagus and gold glass from Rome, Judaic objects, Kievan Rus' enamels, and Armenian manuscripts.
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