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Culture: Syria (119)
Culture: Syria (119)
Monogram of Christ (Chrismon)
Byzantium, Syria, early Byzantine period, 6th century
1965.551CCCC0
Tray Portraying Courtly Pleasures
Syria, Ayyubid period
1945.386CCCC0
Tanbūr
Syria or Turkey, Ottoman period
1918.347CCCC0
Roundel from a Tunic with Palmette Tree
Egypt or possibly Syria
1952.101CCCC0
Priest-King or Deity
Hittite, North Syria, early 17th Century BC
1971.45CCCC0
Procession of Nobles
Syria, Palmyra
1970.15CCCC0
Cap
Syria or Egypt, Mamluk Dynasty
1950.510CCCC0
Dish with Falcon Attacking a Water Bird
Syria, possibly Tell Minis, Zangid (1127–1251) or Ayyubid period
1938.7CCCC0
Seated Ruler
North Syria, possibly the area of Ebla, 2000-1700 BC
1969.37CCCC0
Fragment of a Floor Mosaic: Adam and Eve
early Byzantium, Northern Syria, Byzantine period, late 5th-early 6th century
1969.115CCCC0
Tomb Relief
Syria, Palmyra, 3rd century
1964.359CCCC0
Bowl
Syria (Raqqa), Ayyubid Period
1915.639CCCC0
Pilgrim's Medallion with Saint Symeon the Younger
Byzantium, Syria, Byzantine period, early 12th Century
1972.52CCCC0
Pilgrim's Medallion with Saint Symeon the Younger
Byzantium, Syria, Byzantine period, early 12th Century
1972.52.aCCCC0
Pilgrim's Medallion with St. Symeon the Younger
Byzantium, Syria, early 12th Century
1972.52.bCCCC0
Peacock-shaped Hand Washing Device (recto); Text Page, Arabic Prose (verso)
Syria, Damascus, Mamluk Period, 14th Century
1945.383CCCC0
Peacock-shaped Hand Washing Device: Illustration from The Book of...
Syria, Damascus, Mamluk Period, 14th Century
1945.383.aCCCC0
Text Page, Arabic Prose (verso) Text from The Book of Knowledge of...
Syria, Damascus, Mamluk Period, 14th Century
1945.383.bCCCC0
Casket
Syria (Raqqa), Ayyubid Period
1915.652CCCC0
Silk Decorative Tunic Band with a Hunter
Egypt or Syria, Umayyad period (661–750) or Abbasid period
1939.505CCCC0
Square Ornament from a Tunic
Egypt or Syria, Umayyad period (661–750) or Abbasid period
1947.192CCCC0
Chalice from the Beth Misona Treasure
early Byzantium, Constantinople or Syria, Byzantine period, 6th-7th Century
1950.379CCCC0
Chalice from the Beth Misona Treasure
early Byzantium, Constantinople or Syria, Byzantine period, 6th-7th Century
1950.378CCCC0
Chalice from the Beth Misona Treasure
early Byzantium, Constantinople or Syria, Byzantine period, 6th-7th Century
1950.380CCCC0
Spouted Pitcher
Byzantium, Syria?, early Byzantine period, 4th century-7th century
1956.32CCCC0
Ewer (Pitcher) with Game, Seafood, and Wine Scenes
Byzantium, Syria?, early Byzantine period, late 4th century
1957.497CCCC0
Ram near a Tree
Byzantium, Northern Syria, Byzantine period, 5th century
1969.113CCCC0
Fragment of a Floor Mosaic: Ibex near a Tree
Byzantium, Northern Syria, Byzantine period, 5th century
1969.114CCCC0
Roundels with camels bearing howdahs
Syria (?), 900s - 1000s
1986.90CCCC0
Nude Female Dancers from a Tunic
Egypt or Syria, Umayyad period (661–750) or Abbasid period
1953.332CCCC0
Floor Mosaic Panel: Grape Harvester with Peacock
Byzantium, Northern Syria, Byzantine period, 5th century
1969.112CCCC0
Dragon-headed Stand
Northern Iraq or Syria, Zangid (1127–1251) or Ayyubid period
1952.8CCCC0
Dragon-headed Stand
Northern Iraq or Syria, Zangid (1127–1251) or Ayyubid period
1952.8.aCCCC0
Dragon-headed Stand
Northern Iraq or Syria, Zangid (1127–1251) or Ayyubid period
1952.8.bCCCC0
Roundel with Amazons, from a tunic
Egypt or possibly Syria
1952.104CCCC0
Phylactery (Reliquary Penant)
Byzantium, Egypt or Syria, early Byzantine period, 6th-8th centuries
1999.237CCCC0
Spoon with Saint Paul as an Athlete
late Roman Empire, perhaps Syria, early Byzantine, 4th century
1964.39CCCC0
Roundel from a Tunic with Palmette Tree
Egypt or Syria, 8th-9th century
1982.296CCCC0
Bowl
Ayyubid Syria, Rusapha
1944.75CCCC0
Capital with Acanthus and Crosses
Byzantium, Northern Syria, Byzantine period, 5th century
1969.110CCCC0
Pilgrim's Flask
Byzantium, Syria-Palestine, 6th-7th century
1999.235CCCC0
Paten (Dedicated to Saint Sergius) from the Beth Misona Treasure
early Byzantium, Constantinople or Syria, Byzantine period, 6th-7th Century
1950.381CCCC0
Door Plaque with the Head of a Saint
Byzantium, Syria(?), Byzantine period, 6th century
1941.57CCCC0
Earrings
Syria, Roman, 1st Century BC-1st Century
1985.174CCCC0
Earring (one of a pair)
Syria, Roman, 1st Century BC-1st Century
1985.174.aCCCC0
Earring (one of a pair)
Syria, Roman, 1st Century BC-1st Century
1985.174.bCCCC0
Lamp and Stand
Byzantium, Syria?, early Byzantine period, late 4th century
1954.597CCCC0
Lamp
Byzantium, Syria?, early Byzantine period, late 4th century
1954.597.aCCCC0
Stand
Byzantium, Syria?, early Byzantine period, late 4th century
1954.597.bCCCC0
Silk Sleeve Decoration with Hunters
Egypt or Syria, Umayyad period (661–750) or Abbasid period
1947.193CCCC0
Lamp with Griffin-Head Handle
Byzantium, Syria?, early Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1974.77CCCC0
Engaged Capital with Windblown Acanthus
Byzantium, Northern Syria, Byzantine period, 5th century
1969.111CCCC0
Fork with Animal Hoof Finial (Ornament)
Byzantium, Syria?, early Byzantine period, 4th century
1952.7CCCC0
Spoon
Byzantium, Syria?, early Byzantine period, 4th century
1952.6CCCC0
Bowl with Beaded Rim
Byzantium, Syria?, early Byzantine period, 4th-5th Century
1954.259CCCC0
Hand Drummer
Assyrian, Iraq or possibly Syria, 9th-7th Century BC
1969.67CCCC0
Imperial Eagle
probably Syria, Roman, 1st Century BC-1st Century
1988.40CCCC0
Silk fragments
Syria, 1100s
1976.76CCCC0
Bracelet
Syria, Roman, late Roman period, mid 4th-5th Century
1930.701CCCC0
Palmettes and Birds from a Tunic or Curtain
Egypt or Syria, Byzantine or Islamic periods, 6th-7th Century
1951.535CCCC0
Fish Gem
Early Christian, Syria(?) or Asia Minor, 3rd-4th Century
1954.592CCCC0
Silk Fragments with Palmette Blossoms
Egypt or Syria, Umayyad period (661–750) or Abbasid period
1951.91CCCC0
Lion-headed Stand
Northern Iraq or Syria, Zengid or Ayyubid period
1931.453CCCC0
Bottle
Syria
1940.658CCCC0
Pilgrim's Flask with Nimbed Figure
Byzantium, Syria-Palestine, Byzantine period, 5th-7th Century
1999.236CCCC0
Chain with Pendant and Two Crosses
Byzantium, Syria?, Byzantine period, early 6th century
1947.35CCCC0
Tetradrachm: Head of Antiochos VIII (obverse); Zeus Ouranios (reverse)
Greek, Seleukid, minted at Antioch (Syria), reign of Antiochos VIII
1916.974CCCC0
Tetradrachm: Head of Antiochos VIII (obverse)
Greek, Seleukid, minted at Antioch (Syria), reign of Antiochos VIII
1916.974.aCCCC0
Tetradrachm: Zeus Ouranios within Olive Wreath (reverse)
Greek, Seleukid, minted at Antioch (Syria), reign of Antiochos VIII
1916.974.bCCCC0
Cross
Byzantium, North Syria, 4th - 5th centuries
1968.270CCCC0
Tetradrachm: Head of Antiochos V (obverse); Zeus (reverse)
Greek, Seleukid, minted at Antioch (Syria), reign of Antiochos V
1916.975CCCC0
Tetradrachm: Head of Antiochos V (obverse)
Greek, Seleukid, minted at Antioch (Syria), reign of Antiochos V
1916.975.aCCCC0
Tetradrachm: Zeus Nikephoros (Seated, Holding Nike) (reverse)
Greek, Seleukid, minted at Antioch (Syria), reign of Antiochos V
1916.975.bCCCC0
Bowl with Geometric Designs
Syria, Damascus, Burji Mamluk period, 15th Century
1945.133CCCC0
Storage Jar
Syria (Raqqa), Ayyubid Period
1915.665CCCC0
Mirror with a Handle in the Form of a Herakles Knot
Byzantium, Syria?, early Byzantine period, 3rd-4th Century
1956.31CCCC0
Plate
Seljuk Iran, Rayy, or Syria, Raqqa
1915.590CCCC0
Cap with striped inscribed silk
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, probably Sultanate of Nasir al-Din Muhammad, 1293-1341
1985.5CCCC0
Spoon
Byzantium, Syria?, early Byzantine period, 4th century
1956.36CCCC0
Spoon
Byzantium, Syria?, early Byzantine period, 4th century
1956.35CCCC0
Bowl
Byzantium, Syria?, early Byzantine period, 4th-5th Century
1956.30CCCC0
Fragment of a Segmentum with Palmette Tree
Syria, Umayyad period (661–750) or Abbasid period
1982.292CCCC0
Figurine of a Crouching Woman
Phoenician, Syria, Arslan Tash, 9th-8th century BC
1964.426CCCC0
Cosmetic Jar
Byzantium, probably Syria, early Byzantine period, 6th century
1946.261CCCC0
Silk Fragment
Syria or Egypt, Mamluk Dynasty
1982.130CCCC0
Striped fragment
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 1200s-1300s
1919.28CCCC0
Ewer with a Trefoil (Three-Part) Spout
Byzantium, Syria?, early Byzantine period, 4th century-7th century
1956.33CCCC0
Bowl
Byzantium, Syria?, early Byzantine period, 4th-6th Century
1956.29CCCC0
Fragment of a Band
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 1300-1350
1986.240CCCC0
No image available
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 1st half of 14th century
1986.240.aCCCC0
No image available
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 1st half of 14th century
1986.240.bCCCC0
Fragment with headless eagle
Iran, Iraq, or Syria
1982.267CCCC0
Fibula
Syria (?), 1st Century BC
1970.96CCCC0
Part of a Gammadion Border
Syria ?, 5th-6th century
1977.90CCCC0
Fragment
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 1300s
1983.120CCCC0
Fragment
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 1300s
1983.121CCCC0
Fragmentary Roundel, Segmentum from a Tunic
Syria, Akhmim, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1951.87CCCC0
Striped fragment
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 1300s
1919.1004CCCC0
Silk Fragment
Syria, 10th century
1950.518CCCC0
Fragment of Tabby Cloth
Syria, Dura-Europos
1938.406CCCC0
Wool Fragment
Syria, Dura-Europos
1938.407CCCC0
Wool Tapestry Fragment
Syria, Dura-Europos
1938.409CCCC0
Rep Cloth
Syria, Dura-Europos
1938.411CCCC0
Bowl with Stand
Syria, Roman, 2nd-3rd Century
1940.655CCCC0
Bowl with Stand
Syria, Roman, 2nd-3rd Century
1940.655.aCCCC0
Bowl with Stand (stand)
Syria, Roman, 2nd-3rd Century
1940.655.bCCCC0
Wool Fragment
Syria, Dura-Europos
1938.404CCCC0
Wool Fragment
Syria, Dura-Europos
1938.408CCCC0
Fragment of roundels with single bird
Iran, Iraq, or Syria
1982.277CCCC0
Crepe/Rep Cloth Fragment
Syria, Dura-Europos
1938.413CCCC0
Wool Fragment
Syria, Dura-Europos
1938.405CCCC0
Bag
Syria, Damascas, 20th century
1961.451©
Chest Front
India or Syria
1917.1082CCCC0
Incense Burner
Syria, Ayyubid Period, 13th Century
1937.26CCCC0
Silk Fragment
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 14th century
1977.18CCCC0
Flask
Islamic, probably from Syria/Palestine
1915.552CCCC0
Ladle
Syria(?), Achaemenian, late 6th - 5th Century BC
1956.34CCCC0
Albarello Jar
Syria (Raqqa), Ayyabid Period, 13th Century
1940.968CCCC0
Fragment
Egypt or Syria, 5th-12th century
1983.265CCCC0
Head of Foreign God or Prince
Egypt or Syria, late Dynasty XVIII
1975.89CCCC0
Libation Dish-Jar Stopper
Syria, Hittite (?) or Middle Iron Age, Tell Ahmar, Djezizeh
1971.265CCCC0
No image available
Syria, Dura-Europos
1938.410CCCC0
No image available
Syria, Dura-Europos
1938.412CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Monogram of Christ (Chrismon)
Byzantium, Syria, early Byzantine period, 6th century
1965.551Gold sheet, gold wire, and garnetsOverall: 14.8 x 12.1 x 0.7 cm (5 13/16 x 4 3/4 x 1/4 in.)Gift of Lillian M. KernCCCC0
Roundel with curvilinear palmette tree, from a tunic
Egypt or possibly Syria
1952.102Silk; complementary weft-faced twill weave with inner warps (samite)Overall: 20.6 x 19 cm (8 1/8 x 7 1/2 in.); Mounted: 27.9 x 26.7 cm (11 x 10 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Tray Portraying Courtly Pleasures
Syria, Ayyubid period
1945.386Sheet brass inlaid with silverDiameter: 53.8 cm (21 3/16 in.); Overall: 5.8 cm (2 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Tanbūr
Syria or Turkey, Ottoman period
1918.347Wood, bone, mother-of-pearl, and wireOverall: 58.4 x 10.5 cm (23 x 4 1/8 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Roundel from a Tunic with Palmette Tree
Egypt or possibly Syria
1952.101Silk; complementary weft-faced twill weave with inner warps (samite)Overall: 18.3 x 17.8 cm (7 3/16 x 7 in.); Mounted: 27.9 x 26.7 cm (11 x 10 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Priest-King or Deity
Hittite, North Syria, early 17th Century BC
1971.45Basalt with bone eyes (left, ancient; right, restored)Overall: 87.6 cm (34 1/2 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Procession of Nobles
Syria, Palmyra
1970.15LimestoneOverall: 57.7 x 120.7 x 34.5 cm (22 11/16 x 47 1/2 x 13 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Cap
Syria or Egypt, Mamluk Dynasty
1950.510Lampas, quilted: silkOverall: 11.4 x 16.5 x 16.5 cm (4 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Dish with Falcon Attacking a Water Bird
Syria, possibly Tell Minis, Zangid (1127–1251) or Ayyubid period
1938.7Fritware with carved decoration and underglaze design, Lakabi wareOverall: 8.3 x 40 cm (3 1/4 x 15 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Seated Ruler
North Syria, possibly the area of Ebla, 2000-1700 BC
1969.37Limestone with shell inclusionsOverall: 66.7 x 38.2 x 54.6 cm (26 1/4 x 15 1/16 x 21 1/2 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Floor Mosaic: Adam and Eve
early Byzantium, Northern Syria, Byzantine period, late 5th-early 6th century
1969.115Marble and stone tesseraeOverall: 142.9 x 107.3 x 5.7 cm (56 1/4 x 42 1/4 x 2 1/4 in.); Mounted: 142.9 x 107.3 x 7 cm (56 1/4 x 42 1/4 x 2 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Tomb Relief
Syria, Palmyra, 3rd century
1964.359LimestoneOverall: 55.3 x 73.7 x 18.5 cm (21 3/4 x 29 x 7 5/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Silk with lattice of animals in medallions
Egypt or Syria
1952.103Silk: samiteOverall: 25.7 x 34 cm (10 1/8 x 13 3/8 in.); Mounted: 32.4 x 40.6 cm (12 3/4 x 16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bowl
Syria (Raqqa), Ayyubid Period
1915.639Fritware with underglaze-painted designDiameter: 22.5 cm (8 7/8 in.); Overall: 11.5 cm (4 1/2 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Pilgrim's Medallion with Saint Symeon the Younger
Byzantium, Syria, Byzantine period, early 12th Century
1972.52LeadDiameter: 5.7 x 0.4 cm (2 1/4 x 3/16 in.)Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial FundCCCC0
Peacock-shaped Hand Washing Device (recto); Text Page, Arabic Prose (verso)
Syria, Damascus, Mamluk Period, 14th Century
1945.383Opaque watercolor and gold on paperOverall: 31.3 x 21.5 cm (12 5/16 x 8 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Casket
Syria (Raqqa), Ayyubid Period
1915.652Fritware with molded design under glazeOverall: 20.4 x 18 x 15.5 cm (8 1/16 x 7 1/16 x 6 1/8 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Silk Decorative Tunic Band with a Hunter
Egypt or Syria, Umayyad period (661–750) or Abbasid period
1939.505Silk: complementary weft-faced twill with inner warps (samit)Overall: 27.3 x 6.7 cm (10 3/4 x 2 5/8 in.); Mounted: 34.9 x 14.3 cm (13 3/4 x 5 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Square Ornament from a Tunic
Egypt or Syria, Umayyad period (661–750) or Abbasid period
1947.192Silk; complementary weft-faced twill weave with inner warps (samite)Overall: 23.5 x 24.2 cm (9 1/4 x 9 1/2 in.); Mounted: 31.1 x 31.8 cm (12 1/4 x 12 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Chalice from the Beth Misona Treasure
early Byzantium, Constantinople or Syria, Byzantine period, 6th-7th Century
1950.379SilverOverall: 17.1 x 14.9 cm (6 3/4 x 5 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Chalice from the Beth Misona Treasure
early Byzantium, Constantinople or Syria, Byzantine period, 6th-7th Century
1950.378SilverOverall: 17 x 14.2 cm (6 11/16 x 5 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Chalice from the Beth Misona Treasure
early Byzantium, Constantinople or Syria, Byzantine period, 6th-7th Century
1950.380SilverOverall: 17 x 14.7 cm (6 11/16 x 5 13/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Spouted Pitcher
Byzantium, Syria?, early Byzantine period, 4th century-7th century
1956.32SilverDiameter: 5.8 cm (2 5/16 in.); Overall: 10.8 x 18.8 cm (4 1/4 x 7 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Ewer (Pitcher) with Game, Seafood, and Wine Scenes
Byzantium, Syria?, early Byzantine period, late 4th century
1957.497Silver with traces of gildingOverall: 40 x 14.3 cm (15 3/4 x 5 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund with the addition of a gift from Mrs. Edward B. GreeneCCCC0
Ram near a Tree
Byzantium, Northern Syria, Byzantine period, 5th century
1969.113Marble tesseraeOverall: 89.5 x 85.1 cm (35 1/4 x 33 1/2 in.); Mounted: 92.1 x 87 cm (36 1/4 x 34 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Floor Mosaic: Ibex near a Tree
Byzantium, Northern Syria, Byzantine period, 5th century
1969.114Marble tesseraeOverall: 85.1 x 94.6 cm (33 1/2 x 37 1/4 in.); Mounted: 87.6 x 96.5 cm (34 1/2 x 38 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Roundels with camels bearing howdahs
Syria (?), 900s - 1000s
1986.90Silk: plain weave variation with supplementary weftOverall: 78.8 x 48.6 cm (31 x 19 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Nude Female Dancers from a Tunic
Egypt or Syria, Umayyad period (661–750) or Abbasid period
1953.332Silk; complementary weft-faced twill weave with inner warps (samite)Overall: 15.5 x 14 cm (6 1/8 x 5 1/2 in.); Mounted: 21.6 x 14 cm (8 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Floor Mosaic Panel: Grape Harvester with Peacock
Byzantium, Northern Syria, Byzantine period, 5th century
1969.112Marble tesseraeOverall: 133.5 x 144.8 cm (52 9/16 x 57 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Dragon-headed Stand
Northern Iraq or Syria, Zangid (1127–1251) or Ayyubid period
1952.8Cast brass inlaid with silverOverall: 7.2 x 19.2 cm (2 13/16 x 7 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Roundel with Amazons, from a tunic
Egypt or possibly Syria
1952.104Samite: silkOverall: 22.2 x 23.5 cm (8 3/4 x 9 1/4 in.); Mounted: 31.1 x 31.8 cm (12 1/4 x 12 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Phylactery (Reliquary Penant)
Byzantium, Egypt or Syria, early Byzantine period, 6th-8th centuries
1999.237Copper alloyDiameter: 3.2 cm (1 1/4 in.); Overall: 7.8 cm (3 1/16 in.)Gift of Bruce Ferrini in memory of Robert P. BergmanCCCC0
Spoon with Saint Paul as an Athlete
late Roman Empire, perhaps Syria, early Byzantine, 4th century
1964.39Silver, silver gilt, and nielloOverall: 4.6 x 5.6 cm (1 13/16 x 2 3/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Roundel from a Tunic with Palmette Tree
Egypt or Syria, 8th-9th century
1982.296Silk; complementary weft-faced twill weave with inner warps (samite)Overall: 18.1 x 18.4 cm (7 1/8 x 7 1/4 in.); Mounted: 27.9 x 26.7 cm (11 x 10 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bowl
Ayyubid Syria, Rusapha
1944.75Fritware with luster-painted designOverall: 10.2 x 36 cm (4 x 14 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Capital with Acanthus and Crosses
Byzantium, Northern Syria, Byzantine period, 5th century
1969.110LimestoneOverall: 53.4 x 75 x 76.2 cm (21 x 29 1/2 x 30 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Pilgrim's Flask
Byzantium, Syria-Palestine, 6th-7th century
1999.235Green glassOverall: 4.4 x 3.2 cm (1 3/4 x 1 1/4 in.)Gift of Bruce Ferrini in memory of Robert P. BergmanCCCC0
Paten (Dedicated to Saint Sergius) from the Beth Misona Treasure
early Byzantium, Constantinople or Syria, Byzantine period, 6th-7th Century
1950.381SilverDiameter: 32.2 x 3.5 cm (12 11/16 x 1 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Door Plaque with the Head of a Saint
Byzantium, Syria(?), Byzantine period, 6th century
1941.57BronzeOverall: 18.5 x 17.2 x 1.6 cm (7 5/16 x 6 3/4 x 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Paul MallonCCCC0
Earrings
Syria, Roman, 1st Century BC-1st Century
1985.174Gold and garnetDiameter: 2.4 cm (15/16 in.); Overall: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Jerald S. Brodkey in memory of Frederick D. BrodkeyCCCC0
Lamp and Stand
Byzantium, Syria?, early Byzantine period, late 4th century
1954.597SilverOverall: 9.2 x 16 x 7 cm (3 5/8 x 6 5/16 x 2 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Roundel with a Palmette Tree
Syria
1983.248Silk: compound twill weaveOverall: 20.6 x 19.1 cm (8 1/8 x 7 1/2 in.); Mounted: 27.9 x 26.7 cm (11 x 10 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Silk Sleeve Decoration with Hunters
Egypt or Syria, Umayyad period (661–750) or Abbasid period
1947.193Silk: complementary weft-faced twill with inner warps (samit)Overall: 28.9 x 20.3 cm (11 3/8 x 8 in.); Mounted: 37.8 x 29.2 cm (14 7/8 x 11 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of Band or Border
Syria
1981.21Silk: compound twill weaveOverall: 3.5 x 21 cm (1 3/8 x 8 1/4 in.)Gift of Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., for the Coralie Walker Hanna Memorial Collection by exchangeCCCC0
Lamp with Griffin-Head Handle
Byzantium, Syria?, early Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1974.77BronzeOverall: 14.7 x 22.6 x 7 cm (5 13/16 x 8 7/8 x 2 3/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. Chester D. Tripp in honor of William Mathewson Milliken on his 85th yearCCCC0
Engaged Capital with Windblown Acanthus
Byzantium, Northern Syria, Byzantine period, 5th century
1969.111LimestoneOverall: 51.1 x 76.9 x 75 cm (20 1/8 x 30 1/4 x 29 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fork with Animal Hoof Finial (Ornament)
Byzantium, Syria?, early Byzantine period, 4th century
1952.7SilverOverall: 14.5 cm (5 11/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Spoon
Byzantium, Syria?, early Byzantine period, 4th century
1952.6SilverOverall: 15 cm (5 7/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Bowl with Beaded Rim
Byzantium, Syria?, early Byzantine period, 4th-5th Century
1954.259SilverOverall: 10.4 x 27.8 x 10.5 cm (4 1/8 x 10 15/16 x 4 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Hand Drummer
Assyrian, Iraq or possibly Syria, 9th-7th Century BC
1969.67Bronze, solid castOverall: 7.3 x 3.8 cm (2 7/8 x 1 1/2 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Imperial Eagle
probably Syria, Roman, 1st Century BC-1st Century
1988.40Bronze with garnet inlaysOverall: 12.1 x 6.9 x 9.7 cm (4 3/4 x 2 11/16 x 3 13/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Silk fragments
Syria, 1100s
1976.76Samite: silkOverall: 97.8 x 56.5 cm (38 1/2 x 22 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bracelet
Syria, Roman, late Roman period, mid 4th-5th Century
1930.701GlassDiameter: 7.6 cm (3 in.)Gift of Mrs. Malcolm L. McBrideCCCC0
Palmettes and Birds from a Tunic or Curtain
Egypt or Syria, Byzantine or Islamic periods, 6th-7th Century
1951.535Silk; complementary weft-faced twill weave with inner warps (samite)Overall: 31.1 x 14 cm (12 1/4 x 5 1/2 in.); Mounted: 36.2 x 20.3 cm (14 1/4 x 8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fish Gem
Early Christian, Syria(?) or Asia Minor, 3rd-4th Century
1954.592Rock crystalOverall: 3.5 x 7.5 cm (1 3/8 x 2 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Silk Fragments with Palmette Blossoms
Egypt or Syria, Umayyad period (661–750) or Abbasid period
1951.91Silk: complementary weft-faced twill with inner warps (samit)Overall: 22.5 x 29.5 cm (8 7/8 x 11 5/8 in.); Mounted: 27.9 x 34.9 cm (11 x 13 3/4 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Lion-headed Stand
Northern Iraq or Syria, Zengid or Ayyubid period
1931.453Cast brass inlaid with silverOverall: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Bottle
Syria
1940.658GlassBequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
Pilgrim's Flask with Nimbed Figure
Byzantium, Syria-Palestine, Byzantine period, 5th-7th Century
1999.236Opaque glass with paintOverall: 10.5 x 6.9 cm (4 1/8 x 2 11/16 in.)Gift of Bruce Ferrini in memory of Robert P. BergmanCCCC0
Chain with Pendant and Two Crosses
Byzantium, Syria?, Byzantine period, early 6th century
1947.35Gold with enamel and glassOverall: 16.9 cm (6 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Tetradrachm: Head of Antiochos VIII (obverse); Zeus Ouranios (reverse)
Greek, Seleukid, minted at Antioch (Syria), reign of Antiochos VIII
1916.974SilverDiameter: 2.9 cm (1 1/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Cross
Byzantium, North Syria, 4th - 5th centuries
1968.270Marble tesseraeOverall: 94.7 x 93.4 cm (37 5/16 x 36 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. KlejmanCCCC0
Tetradrachm: Head of Antiochos V (obverse); Zeus (reverse)
Greek, Seleukid, minted at Antioch (Syria), reign of Antiochos V
1916.975SilverDiameter: 3.1 cm (1 1/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Bowl with Geometric Designs
Syria, Damascus, Burji Mamluk period, 15th Century
1945.133Sheet brass, inlaid with silver and goldDiameter: 13.2 cm (5 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Flask or Sprinkler
Syria
1919.235GlassOverall: 21.6 cm (8 1/2 in.)Gift of D. G. KelekianCCCC0
Storage Jar
Syria (Raqqa), Ayyubid Period
1915.665Fritware with glazeDiameter of mouth: 16 cm (6 5/16 in.); Overall: 48.2 cm (19 in.); Diameter of base: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Silk Fragment with Aligned Parrots, Part of a Tunic
Syria
1950.520Silk: compound twill weaveOverall: 16.2 x 13 cm (6 3/8 x 5 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Mirror with a Handle in the Form of a Herakles Knot
Byzantium, Syria?, early Byzantine period, 3rd-4th Century
1956.31SilverDiameter: 2.3 x 34.6 cm (7/8 x 13 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragments of Two Circular Segmenta
Syria
1983.264Compound twill weave, silkOverall: 8 x 10.3 cm (3 1/8 x 4 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Plate
Seljuk Iran, Rayy, or Syria, Raqqa
1915.590Fritware with luster-painted designDiameter: 32.4 cm (12 3/4 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Silk fragment with striped pattern
Syria, 900s
1983.128Plain weave variation with supplementary weft: silkOverall: 37 x 19 cm (14 9/16 x 7 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Cap with striped inscribed silk
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, probably Sultanate of Nasir al-Din Muhammad, 1293-1341
1985.5Silk: lampasOverall: 11.4 x 16.5 x 16.5 cm (4 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Spoon
Byzantium, Syria?, early Byzantine period, 4th century
1956.36SilverOverall: 15.5 cm (6 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Spoon
Byzantium, Syria?, early Byzantine period, 4th century
1956.35SilverOverall: 18.1 x 4.5 cm (7 1/8 x 1 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bowl
Byzantium, Syria?, early Byzantine period, 4th-5th Century
1956.30Silver with nielloOverall: 7.7 x 19.4 cm (3 1/16 x 7 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Segmentum with Palmette Tree
Syria, Umayyad period (661–750) or Abbasid period
1982.292Silk: compound twillOverall: 7.9 x 8.6 cm (3 1/8 x 3 3/8 in.); Mounted: 14 x 15.2 cm (5 1/2 x 6 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Figurine of a Crouching Woman
Phoenician, Syria, Arslan Tash, 9th-8th century BC
1964.426IvoryOverall: 3.6 cm (1 7/16 in.)Gift of Dr. Elie BorowskiCCCC0
Cosmetic Jar
Byzantium, probably Syria, early Byzantine period, 6th century
1946.261Ivory and goldOverall: 4.8 x 4 cm (1 7/8 x 1 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Silk Fragment
Syria or Egypt, Mamluk Dynasty
1982.130Lampas weave, silkOverall: 38 x 43.5 cm (14 15/16 x 17 1/8 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts Club and James Albert and Mary Gardiner Ford Memorial FundCCCC0
Striped fragment
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 1200s-1300s
1919.28Tabby and fancy weave; silk and goldOverall: 20.4 x 24.2 cm (8 1/16 x 9 1/2 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Ornament from a Tunic, Two Fragments Joined as One
Syria, 8th century
1959.121Compound twill, silkOverall: 9.5 x 7.8 cm (3 3/4 x 3 1/16 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Ewer with a Trefoil (Three-Part) Spout
Byzantium, Syria?, early Byzantine period, 4th century-7th century
1956.33Silver with nielloDiameter: 8 cm (3 1/8 in.); Overall: 20.7 x 13.1 cm (8 1/8 x 5 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Several Fragments (Some Sewn Together)
Syria, 8th-9th century
1983.139Compound twill, silkOverall: 33 x 28 cm (13 x 11 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bowl
Byzantium, Syria?, early Byzantine period, 4th-6th Century
1956.29SilverOverall: 6.1 x 16.1 cm (2 3/8 x 6 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Band
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 1300-1350
1986.240Compound tabby, double cloth, and bands of extended tabby; silk and gold filéOverall: 5.5 x 13.5 cm (2 3/16 x 5 5/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fragment with headless eagle
Iran, Iraq, or Syria
1982.267Samite: wool and cottonOverall: 15.5 x 21 cm (6 1/8 x 8 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fibula
Syria (?), 1st Century BC
1970.96BronzeOverall: 5.1 x 11.3 x 2.2 cm (2 x 4 7/16 x 7/8 in.)Bequest of Eugene Robison MilesCCCC0
Part of a Gammadion Border
Syria ?, 5th-6th century
1977.90Tapestry weave; wool and linenOverall: 34.3 x 59.5 cm (13 1/2 x 23 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fragment
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 1300s
1983.120Lampas weave, silkOverall: 15 x 16.7 cm (5 7/8 x 6 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 1300s
1983.121Double cloth, tabby weave; silkOverall: 11 x 16.7 cm (4 5/16 x 6 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragmentary Roundel, Segmentum from a Tunic
Syria, Akhmim, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1951.87Compound twill, silkOverall: 13.3 x 12.4 cm (5 1/4 x 4 7/8 in.); Mounted: 21.6 x 19.7 cm (8 1/2 x 7 3/4 in.)Gift of Heeramaneck GalleriesCCCC0
Striped fragment
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 1300s
1919.1004Tabby and fancy weave; silk and goldOverall: 23.2 x 18.5 cm (9 1/8 x 7 5/16 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Silk Fragment
Syria, 10th century
1950.518Silk: plain compound clothOverall: 18.4 x 16.2 cm (7 1/4 x 6 3/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Textile Fragment with Portions of Eight-Pointed Star and Birds
Syria, Ayyubid period
1983.126Lampas weave, silkOverall: 4.7 x 18.5 cm (1 7/8 x 7 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of Tabby Cloth
Syria, Dura-Europos
1938.406Goat hair: tabby weaveAverage: 7 x 4.5 cm (2 3/4 x 1 3/4 in.)Gift of Yale University, Gallery of Fine ArtsCCCC0
Wool Fragment
Syria, Dura-Europos
1938.407Wool: tapestry with sehna loopsAverage: 15.3 x 13.4 cm (6 x 5 1/4 in.)Gift of Yale University, Gallery of Fine ArtsCCCC0
Wool Tapestry Fragment
Syria, Dura-Europos
1938.409Wool: tapestry weaveAverage: 21.7 x 14 cm (8 9/16 x 5 1/2 in.)Gift of Yale University, Gallery of Fine ArtsCCCC0
Rep Cloth
Syria, Dura-Europos
1938.411Wool: rep clothAverage: 14 x 9.3 cm (5 1/2 x 3 11/16 in.)Gift of Yale University, Gallery of Fine ArtsCCCC0
Silk Fragment, Probably from a Tunic
Syria ?, 8th century
1930.91Patterned tabby weave; silkAverage: 11.5 x 12.1 cm (4 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.)Gift of Dorothea RussellCCCC0
Bowl with Stand
Syria, Roman, 2nd-3rd Century
1940.655GlassBowl: 14.6 x 16 cm (5 3/4 x 6 5/16 in.)Bequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
Wool Fragment
Syria, Dura-Europos
1938.404Wool: tapestryAverage: 9.9 x 2 cm (3 7/8 x 13/16 in.)Gift of Yale University, Gallery of Fine ArtsCCCC0
Wool Fragment
Syria, Dura-Europos
1938.408Wool: tapestry weaveAverage: 9.6 x 7.4 cm (3 3/4 x 2 15/16 in.)Gift of Yale University, Gallery of Fine ArtsCCCC0
Fragment of roundels with single bird
Iran, Iraq, or Syria
1982.277Samite: wool and cottonOverall: 20.3 x 17.1 cm (8 x 6 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Crepe/Rep Cloth Fragment
Syria, Dura-Europos
1938.413Wool: tabby, crepe/rep clothAverage: 5.1 x 24.5 cm (2 x 9 5/8 in.)Gift of Yale University, Gallery of Fine ArtsCCCC0
Wool Fragment
Syria, Dura-Europos
1938.405Wool: tapestry weaveAverage: 7.7 x 2.6 cm (3 1/16 x 1 in.)Gift of Yale University, Gallery of Fine ArtsCCCC0
Bag
Syria, Damascas, 20th century
1961.451Rayon, crochetOverall: 16.7 x 16.7 cm (6 9/16 x 6 9/16 in.)Gift of Marie H. Wolfs©
Fragment of a Segmentum with Palmette Tree
Syria, 7th-8th century
1983.249Compound twill, silkOverall: 11.3 x 6.7 cm (4 7/16 x 2 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Chest Front
India or Syria
1917.1082WoodOverall: 36.6 x 98.5 cm (14 7/16 x 38 3/4 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Fragment of Decorative Band
Egypt or Syria
1983.247Overall: 22.5 x 6.3 cm (8 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
Incense Burner
Syria, Ayyubid Period, 13th Century
1937.26Brass inlaid with silverOverall: 10.6 cm (4 3/16 in.); Diameter of ridge at base: 8.8 cm (3 7/16 in.); Diameter of ridge at rim: 8.2 cm (3 1/4 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Silk Fragment
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 14th century
1977.18Lampas weave, silkOverall: 14.7 x 12.4 cm (5 13/16 x 4 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William J. RobertsonCCCC0
Flask
Islamic, probably from Syria/Palestine
1915.552GlassOverall: 10.8 x 8.3 x 1.8 cm (4 1/4 x 3 1/4 x 11/16 in.); Diameter of foot: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Ladle
Syria(?), Achaemenian, late 6th - 5th Century BC
1956.34SilverOverall: 4.8 cm (1 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Albarello Jar
Syria (Raqqa), Ayyabid Period, 13th Century
1940.968Fritware with underglaze-painted designDiameter of mouth: 10.7 cm (4 3/16 in.); Overall: 25.6 x 14 cm (10 1/16 x 5 1/2 in.)Bequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
Fragment
Egypt or Syria, 5th-12th century
1983.265Overall: 19 x 11.5 cm (7 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Head of Foreign God or Prince
Egypt or Syria, late Dynasty XVIII
1975.89Black magnetiteOverall: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Libation Dish-Jar Stopper
Syria, Hittite (?) or Middle Iron Age, Tell Ahmar, Djezizeh
1971.265StoneDiameter: 9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.); Overall: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
No image available
Syria, Dura-Europos
1938.410Wool: 2-2 twillOverall: 21.6 x 12.7 cm (8 1/2 x 5 in.)Gift of Yale University, Gallery of Fine ArtsCCCC0
No image available
Syria, Dura-Europos
1938.412Wool: 2-2 twillAverage: 14.7 x 11.5 cm (5 13/16 x 4 1/2 in.)Gift of Yale University, Gallery of Fine ArtsCCCC0