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Roundel with Amazons  Date:     7th–9th century (?)

Roundel with Amazons | The Met

Nineteenth-century excavations at the cemetery at Panopolis (Akhmim), a city long associated with Dionysos, yielded silks elaborately woven with classical motifs. Recent radiocarbon dating of textiles associated with the site place them between the seventh and ninth centuries, providing a sense of the continuity of styles as the region transitioned from Byzantine to Islamic rule

Byzantine glass flask, 6th/7th century A.D. Byzantine glass craftsmen improved upon the techniques, forms, and decorative motifs they had inherited from their Roman predecessors. An imperial edict of 337 exempted glassworkers from personal taxes and attested to their relative status in society.

Bottle | The Art Institute of Chicago

Byzantine, late 5th/late 6th century AD

Dice games in ancient Rome

Roman games: What games did Roman people play? - Quatr.us Study Guides

Neither cards nor chess… Roman people played most of the different kinds of games that people play today. There are two important exceptions. The first one is chess. Chess did not come to Europe from India until the Islamic Empire, about 1000 AD. The second one is card games, which did not reach Europe from China until the late …

Fragment of Wall Hanging with Eagle  Date:     9th–10th century

Fragment of Wall Hanging with Eagle | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Animals generally appear on secular works in the Islamic era. These textile fragments picture animals displayed in profile against sharply contrasting backgrounds. The stylized, geometricized forms of the animals and plants are framed by bands of linear and geometric ornament

Calyx (Chalice), 900s-1000s  Byzantium, Middle Byzantine (843-1261)  blood jasper (heliotrope) with gilt copper mounts, Overall - h:7.70 cm (h:3 inches). John L. Severance Fund 2013.49

Calyx (Chalice)

File:Staff-reliquary of St Peter. Date 988,from Cathrdral of Limburg,Lahn Gold,gems,enamels,pearls.

File:Staff-reliquary of St Peter. Date 988,from Cathrdral of Limburg,Lahn Gold,gems,enamels,pearls.

Water jug presented to Charlemagne (742-814) by Harun al-Rashid (c.766-809) (cloisonne enamel) Title: Byzantine Primary creator: Treasury of the Abbey of Saint-Maurice, Valais, Switzerland Location: Giraudon Credit: cloisonne enamel Medium: 5th Abbassid Caliph of Baghdad;

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A BYZANTINE BRONZE LAMP AND STAND   6TH CENTURY A.D.

A BYZANTINE BRONZE LAMP AND STAND , 6TH CENTURY A.D.

A BYZANTINE BRONZE LAMP AND STAND 6TH CENTURY A.D.

Sketch showing young Emperors Basil II(Central figure) and Constantine VIII(in white dress) with later famous general and rare confidant of Basil,Nikephoros Ouranos,playing a Polo game(The Tzykanisterion) at the special Polo field of the Great palace of Constantinople while acting Emperor Ioannes Tzimiskes is on his last campaign in the East in 976.

Playing a Polo at the Great palace Polo field by AMELIANVS on DeviantArt

Sketch showing young Emperors Basil II(Central figure) and Constantine VIII(in white dress) with later famous general and rare confidant of Basil,Nikeph... Playing a Polo at the Great palace Polo field

The Walls of Byzantium by Alejandro Colucci

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10th century, Auxerre, Byzantine silk panel with spread eagle Byzanz, note similarity to Alexander wallhanging in Würzburg| Flickr - Fotosharing!

Auxerre, Byzantine silk panel with spread eagle

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Byzantine Jewelry (3)

Wing Fibula, 2nd century; Late Roman Provincial Roman; Made in Pannonia Silver, gold, four carnelians

Wing Brooch | Roman | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Date: 100–200. Geography: Made in Pannonia. Culture: Roman. Medium: Silver, gold, four carnelians. Dimensions: Overall: 7 11/16 x 1 15/16 x 1 9/16 in. (19...

Roman cameo of medusa (1st or 2nd C AD) in Byzantine ring (5thC) at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.

Roman cameo of medusa in Byzantine ring at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.

Roman cameo of medusa in Byzantine ring at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.

Engraved Glass Seal, 1st Century BC, Roman

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Glass Seal 1st Century BC Roman (Source: The British Museum)

A BYZANTINE GOLD AND EMERALD NECKLACE CIRCA 6TH-7TH CENTURY A.D.

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Byzantine Gold Ring, 6th -8th Century AD With cabochons of garnet, emerald, lapis lazuli, quartz and a central pearl.

Byzantine Gold Ring, 6th -8th Century AD With cabochons of garnet, emerald, lapis lazuli, quartz and a central pearl.

Gold ring, the high pierced rectangular bezel set with a sapphire and an emerald, Roman, 3rd century

Gold ring, the high pierced rectangular bezel set with a sapphire and an emerald, Roman, 3rd century

Eagle Fibula -- 6th Century -- Gold over bronze, gemstones, glass & meerschaum -- Walters Art Museum

Gold Ring of Architectural Form Byzantine, 6th-7th century

Gold Ring of Architectural Form Byzantine, 6th-7th century

Roman gold bracelet, with precious stones, ca. 4th century A.D.

Roman gold bracelet, with precious stones, ca. 4th century A.D.

Double Gemstone Ring, ca. 300 AD, Byzantine. Gold, pearl, emerald: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Double Gemstone Ring, ca. 300 AD, Byzantine. Gold, pearl, emerald: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Gold finger ring , Europe, 11th century.

Gold finger ring , Europe, 11th century.

In the form of a quatrefoil with additional square, in two circles. In the small circle in cloisonné technique bust a woman with Nimbus,10-12th century Europe.

In the form of a quatrefoil with additional square, in two circles. In the small circle in cloisonné technique bust a woman with Nimbus,10-12th century Europe.

Late Roman Bracelet. Late Roman, 3rd-4th century A.D., gold set with emeralds

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Wing Fibula, 2nd century; Late Roman Provincial Roman; Made in Pannonia Silver, gold, four carnelians

Wing Brooch | Roman | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Date: 100–200. Geography: Made in Pannonia. Culture: Roman. Medium: Silver, gold, four carnelians. Dimensions: Overall: 7 11/16 x 1 15/16 x 1 9/16 in. (19...

Roman cameo of medusa (1st or 2nd C AD) in Byzantine ring (5thC) at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.

Roman cameo of medusa in Byzantine ring at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.

Roman cameo of medusa in Byzantine ring at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.

Engraved Glass Seal, 1st Century BC, Roman

Ancient Peoples

Glass Seal 1st Century BC Roman (Source: The British Museum)

A BYZANTINE GOLD AND EMERALD NECKLACE CIRCA 6TH-7TH CENTURY A.D.

Christie's Large Image

Byzantine Gold Ring, 6th -8th Century AD With cabochons of garnet, emerald, lapis lazuli, quartz and a central pearl.

Byzantine Gold Ring, 6th -8th Century AD With cabochons of garnet, emerald, lapis lazuli, quartz and a central pearl.

Gold ring, the high pierced rectangular bezel set with a sapphire and an emerald, Roman, 3rd century

Gold ring, the high pierced rectangular bezel set with a sapphire and an emerald, Roman, 3rd century

Eagle Fibula -- 6th Century -- Gold over bronze, gemstones, glass & meerschaum -- Walters Art Museum

Gold Ring of Architectural Form Byzantine, 6th-7th century

Gold Ring of Architectural Form Byzantine, 6th-7th century

Roman gold bracelet, with precious stones, ca. 4th century A.D.

Roman gold bracelet, with precious stones, ca. 4th century A.D.

Double Gemstone Ring, ca. 300 AD, Byzantine. Gold, pearl, emerald: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Double Gemstone Ring, ca. 300 AD, Byzantine. Gold, pearl, emerald: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Gold finger ring , Europe, 11th century.

Gold finger ring , Europe, 11th century.

In the form of a quatrefoil with additional square, in two circles. In the small circle in cloisonné technique bust a woman with Nimbus,10-12th century Europe.

In the form of a quatrefoil with additional square, in two circles. In the small circle in cloisonné technique bust a woman with Nimbus,10-12th century Europe.

Late Roman Bracelet. Late Roman, 3rd-4th century A.D., gold set with emeralds

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Roundel with Amazons  Date:     7th–9th century (?)

Roundel with Amazons | The Met

Nineteenth-century excavations at the cemetery at Panopolis (Akhmim), a city long associated with Dionysos, yielded silks elaborately woven with classical motifs. Recent radiocarbon dating of textiles associated with the site place them between the seventh and ninth centuries, providing a sense of the continuity of styles as the region transitioned from Byzantine to Islamic rule

Byzantine glass flask, 6th/7th century A.D. Byzantine glass craftsmen improved upon the techniques, forms, and decorative motifs they had inherited from their Roman predecessors. An imperial edict of 337 exempted glassworkers from personal taxes and attested to their relative status in society.

Bottle | The Art Institute of Chicago

Byzantine, late 5th/late 6th century AD

Dice games in ancient Rome

Roman games: What games did Roman people play? - Quatr.us Study Guides

Neither cards nor chess… Roman people played most of the different kinds of games that people play today. There are two important exceptions. The first one is chess. Chess did not come to Europe from India until the Islamic Empire, about 1000 AD. The second one is card games, which did not reach Europe from China until the late …