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Historical Archive: 12th century, not more precisely dated


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horn box with bone lid, 8th-12th c., Sens CT TC.C'3. For another view see Sens.
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miniature free-blown glass cup with pinched decoration, 10th-12th c. Egypt, KM 1968.02.0067
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mold-blown glass flask with pinched decoration, 10th-12th c. Egypt, KM 1969.03.0038
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'seal of St. Servatius', jasper intaglio, 10th-12th c. Byzantine, Maastricht, Sint Servaas treasury. For reverse see Maastricht.
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glass spearhead flask, Syria? 11th-12th c., KM 1968.02.0152
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Reliquary icon: frame silver gilt on wood, Constantinople 11th/12th c.; Nativity ivory, Venice?, 12th/13th c.; conversion to reliquary with horn 14th/15th-c. Germany. Louvre OA 11399. This work has its own page.
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ampulla from the Crusader kingdom of Jerusalem: Anastasis, lead, late 11th-12th c., CMA 1999.234
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gold rings with filigree and granulation; Egypt, Syria, or Iran 11th-12th c., BM 1954,0412.1 and AF2448. For another view see BM.
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ivory chess bishop in the form of elephant and rider, Afrasiab Uzbekistan, 11th-12th c., BM 1980,0730.1. For additional views see BM.
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Byzantine pectoral cross, silver, 11th-13th c., MRAH ACO.76.1.1
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Byzantine pectoral cross with St. George, copper alloy, 11th-13th c., MRAH ACO.75.1.3
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Military saints with spears and shields, Byzantine schist icon, 11th-13th c., Cluny Cl.21602
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Caen, church of Saint-Étienne, 11th-14th c., exterior: this monument has its own exterior page.
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Caen, church of Saint-Étienne, 11th-14th c., interior: this monument has its own interior page.
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Baptistery of St. John, Florence, 11th-14th c. This work has its own pages.
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Baptistery of St. John, Florence, 11th-14th c. This work has its own pages.
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Heinrichskelch, 12th c. German metalwork with Fatimid crystal cup c.1000, Munich Reisdenz Schatzkammer. For another view see Munich.
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Liturgical sandals from Stavelot, leather with silk, 12th c. prob. Italy, MRAH 1825. For detail see MRAH.
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"Shroud of St. Potentien", silk, 12th c. Islamic, Sens CT. This work has its own page.
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Faucet with peacock spigot and lion-headed spout (poss. fr. fountain), bronze, 12th-c. Iran, UMMA 1959/1.114
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eagle, carnelian cameo, 12th c. Italy, Fitz. CG 751a. This work has its own page.
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bird of prey hunting hooved animal, marble, poss. chancel screen, Constantinople 12th c., SMBByz 3250. For reverse see Berlin.
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Sheela-na-Gig from Chloran, Ireland 12th c., BM Witt 258. For additional views see BM.
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St. Stephen reliquary figure, 12th c. France, Hermitage. For front detail see Hermitage.
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"Comb of St. Loup," 12th c. with poss. earlier comb; ivory, gold, silver gilt, gems; Sens CT TC.C'2. For detail see Sens.
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Christ blessing, sapphire, Byzantine 12th c., DO 36.17. This object has its own page.
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Crucifixion and Lamentation, steatite, Byzantine 12th c., Hermitage
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game piece with sphinx, western Europe 12th c., Hermitage
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Virgin Hagiosoritissa, hematite or jasper, Byzantine 12th c., DO 36.31
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12th-c. bone flute and late 14th/early 15th-c. bone whistle, MAHSD
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capital from St-Geneviève, Paris: Daniel in the lions' den 12th c., carved over 6th c. acanthus, Louvre R.F. 457. This work has its own page.
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Head from Porte des Valois, St-Denis, 12th c., Louvre R.F. 521. For additional views see Louvre.
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Owl and crows corbel, sandstone, 12th-c. France, MNW Śr. 370. For additional views see MNW.
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"Tombeau du Ladre", Carolingian? marble chancel slab reused at St-Denis with 12th-c. inscription, Louvre MNB 3270. For details see Louvre.
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Crucifixion capital, sandstone, 12th-c. Spain, MNW Śr. 379
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Crucifixion capital, sandstone, 12th-c. Spain, MNW Śr. 379
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12th-c. entry to monks' dormitory, Canterbury cloister. The cloister has its own own page.
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capital fr. Canterbury cathedral, Caen stone 12th c., garden ornament with 1850 Richard Melvin sundial, CHM. For additional views see CHM.
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flute or whistle fr. Lady Wootton's Green Canterbury, leg bone of a crane, 12th c., CHM
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Sion Cathedral, lower part tower 12th c. This work has its own page.
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Sion Cathedral, Christ in Majesty, 12th c. (badly restored). This building has its own page.
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Reliquary of SS. Adrian and Natalia, León 12th c., silver on oak, AIC 1943.65. This work has its own page.
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Chalice of Bratilo, 12th c. Byzantine Novgorod, Novgorod AM. This work has its own page.
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bone terminal fr. Norman Staircase Canterbury, Norman (prob. 12th c.), CHM. For another view see CHM.
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oil lamp, copper alloy, traditional Jewish shape, 12th c., MoL 1374. For details see MoL.
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bone mirror case, 12th c., MoL 4954
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Sion, Valère basilica c.1100-1230, which has its own interior and exterior pages
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12th-13th c. font, rebuilt 16th c., in Ravenna, Orthodox baptistery, which has its own pages.
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Talismanic brass plaque, prob. Egypt 12th-15th c.: demon, symbols, nonsense inscription. BM