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Historical Archive: Eighth century, datable within century


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Standing Buddha in Abhaya-vara mudra, gilt bronze, late 7th-early 8th c. Korea, UMMA 1961/2.80. This work has its own page.
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Molded stucco plaque with senmurv. Chal Tarkhan, Iran, late 7th-early 8th c., BM 1973,0725.1
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Harrach Diptych back, ivory, 7th c. Spain or c.700-750, Schnütgen Museum Cologne
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Nagyszentmiklós treasure, gold, 700-750?, KHM VIIb. For more views and companion works see Nagyszentmiklós.
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grave marker from under York Minster, early 8th c., Yorkshire Museum
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tunic of Abbess Bertille (d. c.704), silk, Chelles
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mosaic from the oratory of Pope John VII in St. Peterís, Joseph from the Nativity, c.705, Pushkin
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gold solidus of Justinian II, 705-11, DO Whittemore 185, which has its own page with other views.
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Justinian II and Tiberius: gold solidus 705-11, DO 48.17.2397, which has its own page with other views.
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Chilperic II (reg. 715-21) charter: 716 March 5, AN K3 no18
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Chilperic II (reg. 715-21) seal: 716 March 5, AN K3 no18
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Pippin the Short (752-68) silver denier, standing figure with 2 crosses obverse: M-G 18, Chartres, ANS 58.10.1
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Pippin the Short (752-68) silver denier, monogram reverse: M-G 18, Chartres, ANS 58.10.1
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Nagyszentmiklós treasure, gold, 750-800?, KHM VIIb. For more views and companion works see Nagyszentmiklós.
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Coppergate helmet, iron and copper alloy, 2nd half of 8th c., York Castle Museum CA 665
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Coppergate helmet, iron and copper alloy, 2nd half of 8th c., York Castle Museum CA 665
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Coppergate helmet, iron and copper alloy, 2nd half of 8th c., York Castle Museum CA 665
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Carloman (reg. 768-71) seal: 769 Jan., AN K5 no11/2
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Carloman (reg. 768-71) seal: 769 Jan., AN K5 no11/2
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column base c.775 from the nave of the Carolingian church, Saint-Denis basilica crypt, which has its own page with additional views.
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Gellone Sacramentary, c.780-800, BN Lat 12048, which has its own page
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stamped glass ring weight, Abbasid Egypt 781-792, KM 1964.02.0044
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stamped glass ring weight, Abbasid Egypt 781-792, KM 1964.02.0044
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Charlemagne (reg. 768-814) seal: 775 Nov., AN K6 no8
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Altheus Reliquary 772-814, repoussé side, Diocesan Museum Sion. This work has its own page.
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Altheus Reliquary 772-814, enamel side, Diocesan Museum Sion. This work has its own page.
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silver ring: animal interlace, England c.775-850, V&A 628-1871
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silver ring: profile, England c.775-850, V&A 628-1871
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Enger reliquary, late 8th c., KGM: this object has its own page.
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Portable reliquary, prob. late 8th c., Sens CT F.63.70. This object has its own page.
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Christ blessing, sapphire, late 8th c. (early Carolingian), Cologne Cathedral, Shrine of the Three Kings
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Christ blessing, sapphire, late 8th c. (early Carolingian), Cologne Cathedral, Shrine of the Three Kings
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Dagulf Psalter cover ivories, late 8th c., Louvre. This object has its own page.
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Charlemagne (768-814) silver denier, Carolus obverse: M-G 153, Chartres, ANS 58.10.3. For many more of his coins, see Carolingian coins.
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English embroidery on silk from Oseberg ship, late 8th-early 9th c., OsloVSM, which has its own pages
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St Mary Bishophill Jr, York, cross fragment with secular figures, millstone grit (sandstone), late 8th-9th c., Yorkshire Museum 1979.53
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St Mary Bishophill Jr, York, cross fragment with secular figures, millstone grit (sandstone), late 8th-9th c., Yorkshire Museum 1979.53
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Nativity and Adoration of the Magi, ivory pyxis, Trier? late 8th/9th c., KHM X42. This work has its own page.
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Genoels-Elderen ivories, late 8th/early 9th c., MRAH 1474. This work has its own page.