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0122853
ATTILA (c406-453).
King of the Huns. Woodcut from the 'Nuremberg Chronicle,' 1493.
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0115667
BYZANTINE EMPIRE.
Personification of Constantinople. Ivory diptych panel, Byzantine, carved in Constantinople, 5th century.
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0115800
ST. JOHN CHRYSOSTOM
(c347-407). Syrian prelate. St. John, left, presenting Byzantine Emperor Nicephorus Botaniates with his collected sermons. Byzantine manuscipt illumination from 'Homilies of St. John Chrysostom,' 1078-1081.
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0115675
BYZANTINE EMPRESS.
Ivory diptych, 5th century, of an empress, probably Ariane, wife of emperor Zeno.
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0165482
SIRANI: SAINT JEROME.
Church scholar and translator. Oil on canvas by Elisabetta Sirani, mid 17th century. Full credit: Imagno - ullstein bild / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserv
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0105082
GOTHS: GOLD FIGURE.
Gothic gold figure of an eagle found in Italy, probably 5th century A.D.
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0014580
CHINA: BUDDHA.
Stone stele of Buddha flanked by two Bodhisattvas. Chinese, Wei Dynasty (5th-6th century).
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0103412
MEXICO: WOMAN WITH METATE.
A Pre-Columbian Mexican woman grinding grain with a metate. Beside her, a child eats a tortilla. Ceramic, 1-500 A.D. Height: 12 cm.
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0167844
TIKAL: MAYAN FLINTS.
Group of Mayan eccentric flints, from Tikal, Guatemala. The brown flints date from 600-900 A.D., the others were made earlier.
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0260614
JAPAN: TERRA COTTA FIGURE.
Terra cotta figure of a young woman holding a cup, Japanese, 5th-6th century A.D.
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0112123
CHINA: BUDDHA.
Buddha meditating. Statue from the Gong Xian grottos. Grey limestone, Northern Wei Dynasty (386-534).
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0165477
SAINT JEROME (c340-420).
Church scholar and translator. Biblical educational postcard after a painting by Marinus Van Reymerswaele.
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0021768
ROMAN MOSAIC: 5th CENTURY.
Roman mosaic of a horse and chariot race in a circus. Gafsa, Tunisia, 5th century A.D.
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0021297
SAINT SIMEON STYLITES.
Silver and silver-gilt reliquary of the pillar St. Simeon Stylites (390?-459).
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0035318
ROMAN MOSAIC: CIRCUS.
Roman mosaic of spectators at a circus. From Gafsa, Tunisia. 5th century A.D.
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0078749
MAYAN JAGUAR VASE.
Calcite vase with Jaguar handles, from the Ulua Valley region of Honduras. Classic Period (mid-2nd century to early 10th century).
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0016952
BOETHIUS (c480-524).
Roman philosopher. A page from a 12th-century copy of Boethius' 'De Musica' showing Boethius, top left, with Pythagoras, Plato and Nicomachus.
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0021720
EARLY CHRISTIAN MOSAIC.
Early christian mosaic on pavement of a church, depicting a cross, Shavei Zion, Israel. 5th century.
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0168470
MEXICO: TEOTIHUACAN VASE.
Tripod vessel decorated with a frescoed scene of a priest in ceremonial dress making an offering to the gods. From Teotihuacan, Mexico, 5th-8th century A.D.
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0002141
SAINT JEROME (340-420).
Temptation of St Jerome by the Devil. Woodcut, French, 16th century.
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0102960
JAPAN: HANIWA FIGURE.
Funerary figure of a horse and rider. Fired clay, Japanese, middle Kofun period, 4th-5th century A.D.
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0168464
MEXICO: PRE-COLUMBIAN BOWL.
Relief of intertwined hands on an orangeware bowl fragment by the Teotihuacan culture, Mexico, c450 A.D.
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0034103
DANIEL IN THE LIONS DEN.
Mosaic from Tunisia, 5th-6th century A.D.
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0104108
MEXICO: PREGNANT FIGURE.
Ceramic figure of a pregnant woman, from Nayarit Mexico, 300-500 A.D.
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0331809
ART & ARCHITECTURE.
Panel with mosaic, central nave, Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome. Italy, 5th century. Full credit: De Agostini / G. Nimatallah / Granger, NYC -- All ri.
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0334158
ART & ARCHITECTURE.
Wooden door of the Basilica of St Sabine, Rome. Italy, 5th century. Full credit: De Agostini / G. Nimatallah / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0126208
PERU: MOCHE POTTERY.
From left: sitting woman, kneeling lepper, sitting hunchback. Pottery from the Moche civilization in Peru, c100-800 A.D.
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0000296
ST. AUGUSTINE (354-430).
Christian church father and philosopher. The Vision of St. Augustine. Copper engraving, English, 19th century, after the painting by Benvenuto de Garofalo.
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0083251
ANTI-JAPANESE POSTER, c1942.
'Remember Pearl Harbor.' American World War II propaganda poster, c1942, warning citizens against Japanese spies and informants.
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0125746
COPTIC CROSS.
Ansate cross with birds. Illumination on vellum from a Coptic manuscript of the first half of the Book of Acts, c400 A.D.
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0254256
NEAR PENHURST, KENT, ENGLAND.
A woman stands in the yard of her five-century-old cottage. Clifton R. Adams.
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0248217
PASS OF DARIEL, GEORGIA.
The monastery of Ananur stands within Georgia's Pass of Dariel. George Kennan.
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0103309
MAYAN DANCER.
Stone sculpture of a dancer from the Mayan civilization of ancient Mexico.
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0069429
KUMARAGUPTA I, d. 455.
Fourth king of the Gupta dynasty of India, 414-455. Kumaragupta and a peacock on a gold coin of his reign.
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0103606
CLOVIS I (c466-511).
Ivory diptych, 9th century, depicting the baptism of Clovis I in 496 A.D. (lower panel) and the sacred oil used to anoint kings being poured by the hand of God (upper panel).
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0067563
LEO I (390?-461).
Saint. Pope, 440-461. Miniature from St. Basil's Calendar of Saints.
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0168477
MEXICO: TEOTIHUACAN VASE.
Thin orangeware vase in the shape of a foot. From Teotihuacan, Mexico, 400-600 A.D.
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0059742
CHILDERIC I (d. c481).
King of Salian Franks (457-482). Father of Clovis I. Line engraving, French, 18th century.
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0095220
SASSANIAN KING.
Silver head of a Sassanian King, late 4th or early 5th century A.D.
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0168458
MEXICO: TEOTIHUACAN MASK.
Carved alabaster funerary mask from Teotihuacan, Mexico, 300-700 A.D.
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