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Paten Date: 5th–6th century Culture: Byzantine Medium: Silver, partial gilt Dimensions: Overall: 9 1/8 x 2 1/16 in. (23.2 x 5.3 cm)

Paten Date: 5th–6th century Culture: Byzantine Medium: Silver, partial gilt Dimensions: Overall: 9 1/8 x 2 1/16 in. (23.2 x 5.3 cm)

Bowl Date: 4th–7th century Geography: Made in Kharga Oasis, Byzantine Egypt Culture: Coptic Medium: Earthenware, impressed decoration Dimensions: Overall: 2 5/8 x 7 13/16 in. (6.6 x 19.8 cm)

Bowl Date: 4th–7th century Geography: Made in Kharga Oasis, Byzantine Egypt Culture: Coptic Medium: Earthenware, impressed decoration Dimensions: Overall: 2 5/8 x 7 13/16 in. (6.6 x 19.8 cm)

Bowl Date: 4th–7th century Geography: Made in Kharga Oasis, Byzantine Egypt Culture: Coptic Medium: Earthenware, slip decoration Dimensions: Overall: 3 7/8 x 10 5/16 in. (9.9 x 26.2 cm)

Bowl Date: 4th–7th century Geography: Made in Kharga Oasis, Byzantine Egypt Culture: Coptic Medium: Earthenware, slip decoration Dimensions: Overall: 3 7/8 x 10 5/16 in. (9.9 x 26.2 cm)

Fragmentary Platter with Fish and Rosettes Date: 500–700, modern restoration Geography: Made in Thebes, Byzantine Egypt Culture: Coptic Medium: Terracotta decorated with red, white and dark brown slip Dimensions: Overall: 20 3/8 x 1 7/8 in. (51.8 x 4.8 cm)

Fragmentary Platter with Fish and Rosettes Date: 500–700, modern restoration Geography: Made in Thebes, Byzantine Egypt Culture: Coptic Medium: Terracotta decorated with red, white and dark brown slip Dimensions: Overall: 20 3/8 x 1 7/8 in. (51.8 x 4.8 cm)

Gold Drinking Bowl with Handle Date: 700s Culture: Avar Medium: Gold Dimensions: 1 7/8 × 6 1/2 × 6 15/16 in., 15.625 Troy Ounces (4.7 × 16.5 × 17.6 cm, 486g) Other (cup): 1 7/8 x 6 1/2 x 5 3/16 in. (4.7 x 16.5 x 13.1 cm)

Gold Drinking Bowl with Handle Date: 700s Culture: Avar Medium: Gold Dimensions: 1 7/8 × 6 1/2 × 6 15/16 in., 15.625 Troy Ounces (4.7 × 16.5 × 17.6 cm, 486g) Other (cup): 1 7/8 x 6 1/2 x 5 3/16 in. (4.7 x 16.5 x 13.1 cm)

Chrismatory This trefoil-shaped chrismatory (from the Greek word ‘khrisma’, meaning 'anoint') originally held three flasks for special oils that had been blessed by the bishop. Different oils were used for baptisms, new converts and the sick, and identifying letters were stamped on the vessel to help the priest select the right oil for the right purpose.  Production Date: Late Medieval; 14th-15th century

Chrismatory This trefoil-shaped chrismatory (from the Greek word ‘khrisma’, meaning 'anoint') originally held three flasks for special oils that had been blessed by the bishop. Different oils were used for baptisms, new converts and the sick, and identifying letters were stamped on the vessel to help the priest select the right oil for the right purpose. Production Date: Late Medieval; 14th-15th century

OBJECT NAME  Mosaic Bowl PLACE MADE  possibly Egypt possibly Western Asia DIMENSIONS  Overall H: 2.1 cm, Diam (max): 5.3 cm DATE  about 800-899

OBJECT NAME Mosaic Bowl PLACE MADE possibly Egypt possibly Western Asia DIMENSIONS Overall H: 2.1 cm, Diam (max): 5.3 cm DATE about 800-899

Gold Drinking Bowl with Handle Date: 700s Culture: Avar Medium: Gold Dimensions: 1 15/16 × 5 7/8 × 7 in., 15.883 Troy Ounces (5 × 15 × 17.8 cm, 494g) Other (cup): 1 15/16 x 5 7/8 x 5 5/16 in. (5 x 15 x 13.5 cm)

Gold Drinking Bowl with Handle Date: 700s Culture: Avar Medium: Gold Dimensions: 1 15/16 × 5 7/8 × 7 in., 15.883 Troy Ounces (5 × 15 × 17.8 cm, 494g) Other (cup): 1 15/16 x 5 7/8 x 5 5/16 in. (5 x 15 x 13.5 cm)

Bowl Date: 4th–7th century Geography: Made in Kharga Oasis, Byzantine Egypt Culture: Coptic Medium: Earthenware, slip decoration Dimensions: H: 1 7/8in.(4.7cm); Diameter: 5 9/16in.(14.1cm)

Bowl Date: 4th–7th century Geography: Made in Kharga Oasis, Byzantine Egypt Culture: Coptic Medium: Earthenware, slip decoration Dimensions: H: 1 7/8in.(4.7cm); Diameter: 5 9/16in.(14.1cm)

Beaker Date: 15th century Culture: French Medium: Pewter Dimensions: Overall: 2 1/2 x 2 11/16 in. (6.3 x 6.9 cm) Classification: Metalwork-Pewter Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1930 Accession Number: 30.131

Beaker Date: 15th century Culture: French Medium: Pewter Dimensions: Overall: 2 1/2 x 2 11/16 in. (6.3 x 6.9 cm) Classification: Metalwork-Pewter Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1930 Accession Number: 30.131

Chalice Date: 6th century, 20th century restorations Geography: Made in Antioch, Syria Culture: Syrian Medium: Silver, parcel gilt

Chalice Date: 6th century, 20th century restorations Geography: Made in Antioch, Syria Culture: Syrian Medium: Silver, parcel gilt

Jar  Place of origin: Syria (probably, made)  Date: 400-550 (made)  Artist/Maker: Unknown (production)  Materials and Techniques: Applied thread decoration

Jar Place of origin: Syria (probably, made) Date: 400-550 (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Applied thread decoration

Cup Date: 4th–7th century Geography: Made in Kharga Oasis, Byzantine Egypt Culture: Coptic Medium: Earthenware Dimensions: Overall: 4 x 3 3/4 in. (10.1 x 9.6 cm)

Cup Date: 4th–7th century Geography: Made in Kharga Oasis, Byzantine Egypt Culture: Coptic Medium: Earthenware Dimensions: Overall: 4 x 3 3/4 in. (10.1 x 9.6 cm)

Bowl Date: 4th–7th century Geography: Made in Kharga Oasis, Byzantine Egypt Culture: Coptic Medium: Earthenware Dimensions: Overall: 2 1/2 x 5 7/8 in. (6.3 x 14.9 cm)

Bowl Date: 4th–7th century Geography: Made in Kharga Oasis, Byzantine Egypt Culture: Coptic Medium: Earthenware Dimensions: Overall: 2 1/2 x 5 7/8 in. (6.3 x 14.9 cm)

The Fieschi Morgan Staurotheke Date: early 9th century Geography: Made in Constantinople (?) Culture: Byzantine Medium: Gilded silver, gold, enamel worked in cloisonné, and niello Dimensions: Overall (with lid): 1 1/16 x 4 1/16 x 2 13/16 in. (2.7 x 10.3 x 7.1 cm) lid only: 2 13/16 x 3 7/8 x 1/8 in. (7.1 x 9.8 x 0.3 cm) vessel only: 7/8 x 2 15/16 x 4 in. (2.2 x 7.5 x 10.1 cm)

The Fieschi Morgan Staurotheke Date: early 9th century Geography: Made in Constantinople (?) Culture: Byzantine Medium: Gilded silver, gold, enamel worked in cloisonné, and niello Dimensions: Overall (with lid): 1 1/16 x 4 1/16 x 2 13/16 in. (2.7 x 10.3 x 7.1 cm) lid only: 2 13/16 x 3 7/8 x 1/8 in. (7.1 x 9.8 x 0.3 cm) vessel only: 7/8 x 2 15/16 x 4 in. (2.2 x 7.5 x 10.1 cm)

Jug with Medallions  Date: 6th–8th century Culture: Byzantine Medium: Copper alloy Dimensions: Overall: 4 15/16 x 4 x 3 3/8 in. (12.5 x 10.2 x 8.6 cm)

Jug with Medallions Date: 6th–8th century Culture: Byzantine Medium: Copper alloy Dimensions: Overall: 4 15/16 x 4 x 3 3/8 in. (12.5 x 10.2 x 8.6 cm)