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The sun-god Helios in a chariot drawn by four horses Ptolemy Rome BAV Vat. gr. 1291 - fol-9r - about 813 to 820 S-050

The sun-god Helios in a chariot drawn by four horses Ptolemy Rome BAV Vat. 1291 - - about 813 to 820

Casket with Warriors and Dancers - Ivory and bone with gilded copper mounts - Byzantine - Made in Constantinople - 11th century - Top View

Casket with Warriors and Dancers - Ivory and bone with gilded copper mounts - Byzantine - Made in Constantinople - century - Top View

Fragment with Personifications of Victory and the Nile | Byzantine | The Met

Ivory, Fragment with Personifications of Victory and the Nile, Probably made in Egypt,.

Veroli Casket, second half of the 10th century, wood overlaid with ivory with traces of polychrome and gilding (Victoria and Albert Museum)

Veroli Casket, second half of the century, wood overlaid with ivory with traces of polychrome and gilding (Victoria and Albert Museum)

A Psiloi with sword and buckler - A Byzantine Casket, 10th-11th century, Musée National du Moyen Âge

A Psiloi with sword and buckler - A Byzantine Casket, 10th-11th century, Musée National du Moyen Âge

This panel was made during the 12th century and contains a design of a griffin.  The griffin held great importance in the Byzantine Empire.  It was said that these mythical creatures were considered protectors in the afterlife.  This piece is currently located at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, New York.

In the ancient world, the mythical beasts called griffins were symbols of royalty and protectors of the dead.

Casket with Warriors and Dancers, 11th century. Made in, Constantinople. Byzantine. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917 (17.190.239) #dance

Casket with Warriors and Dancers, carved century Byzantine; Probably made in Constantinople Bone, copper gilt;

From the castle at Lamia, Greece. Byzantine. 11th - 12th Century. Possible pandoura?  It is longer and thinner than the lutes on this page. Kept at the Byzantine Museum,  Athens

Marble relief with mythological representation. Dated from the latest XI century and early XII century. It comes from Athens.

Fragment with Personifications of Victory and the Nile | Byzantine | The Met

Ivory, Fragment with Personifications of Victory and the Nile, Probably made in Egypt,.