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Part of Medieval Art and The Cloisters
Date: ca. 1170Accession Number: 1996.224
Date: ca. 1170Accession Number: 1977.346.1
Date: ca. 1250Accession Number: 64.101.1492
Date: 1000–1050Accession Number: 17.190.38
Date: ca. 1173–80Accession Number: 17.190.520
Date: ca. 1300Accession Number: 17.190.185a, b
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Dominated by a twelfth-century marble ciborium, or altar canopy, Gallery 304 exhibits works of art in all media from about 1050 to 1300.
In addition to large-scale sculpture and stained-glass windows, the room contains masterpieces in ivory, enamel, and precious metals in the Romanesque and Early Gothic styles. Many were made for use on and around the altar, while others were used in private devotion, and some, like game pieces, reveal secular life in the Middle Ages.
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