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Brick Stamp representing Emperor Theoderic from the Aurelian Wall, which he did repairs on. Apparently there are numerous types of stamp from his reign. To specify, this is Theoderic the Great (there are atleast 5 Theoderics...) Also, this is broken…

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This was probably an ornamental bell that was a part of a harness or saddle blanket that was buried with the horse. It is small and smooth without much decoration itself. The grave in which it was found had four total bells that are similar to each…

Byzantine chant - Ο αίρων την αμαρτίαν του κόσμου.mp3

Anagrammatismos for Theopany Service: Feast of the Epiphany)

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This is a Byzantine Oil Lamp that was used for religious purposes, most likely in a shrine that Christian pilgrims would visit along their travels. This is made of bronze.

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There really aren't many decorations on the censer. It is used for burning incense, and it is made during the Fatimid period of Egypt. Egypt is undergone rapid change at the time, and started to become one of the center of Islamic world. While other…

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A bronze coin weight with the busts of three emperors, this is an example of the currency produced and used by early Byzantium. It follows their tradition of carving their current emperor's likeness on their coins, but more interestingly it follows…

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This a painted wooden comb from the early fifteenth century from France. It is in a gothic style. Each side features intricate carvings including a couple dining together, flanked by flute player, and watching a joust. The other side shows a scene…

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Le Livre de l'inconstance de fortune, ou Consolations à Marguerite d'Anjou, reine d'Angleterre. Author listed as "George" (CHASTELLAIN)

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