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Historical Archive: Fifth century with more precise dates


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Healing of a paralytic: lanx fragment, African red slipware, Carthage c.360-420, BM MME 1986,0701.6
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Symmachorum ivory, late 4th to early 5th c., V&A 212-1865, which has its own page
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solidus of Honorius, gold, 384-423, DO. For detail and reverse see DO.
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sarcophagus from the Mausoleum of the Anicii under St Peter's, Rome: Old Testament and Christian scenes, marble, c.390-400, Louvre MR 688, 753, 806. This work has its own page.
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Scenes from the life of St. Paul, and Adam in Paradise, ivory diptych c.400, Bargello, Florence
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circus scenes, tinted ivory diptych, c.400 AD, Louvre OA 9062
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Resurrection/Ascension, ivory, c.400, BNM MA 157, which has its own page.
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Vermand treasure, silver c.400, Met 17.192.143-46, which has its own page.
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Christ healing the Haemorrhoissa, the Paralytic, and the Demoniac, ivory, Rome c.400, Louvre OA 7876, 7877, 7878. For profile and oblique views see Louvre.
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Infancy/Miracle ivory, c.400-435, SMBByz 2719, which has its own page
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glass cup, formerly inlaid, early 5th c., Vat 60526
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Paul, ivory, Rome or north Italy c.400-25, Louvre OA 10947
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apostle, ivory, Rome early 5th c., Louvre OA 6263
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bow fibulae from Untersiebenbrunn, silver/gold/garnets/glass/enamel, early 5th c., KHM U1. For detail see KHM.
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priestess at altar of Cybele (Nicomachorum ivory), early 5th c., Cluny Cl.17048. This work has its own page.
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Traditio Legis: sarcophagus from S. Giovanni Battista, Ravenna, marble, early 5th c., Ravenna Museo Nazionale 600. For sides with Daniel and Lazarus see Ravenna.
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dolphins/vase capital, marble, Reims, early 5th c., Reims MSR 978.28697
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buckle, c.400-450 "Hunnic," gold/silver/garnet, Morgan 2012.2:24
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Apostles or prophets, lead, first half 5th c., Cluny Cl.23253 a, b
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Szilágy Somlyó amulet chain, gold/rock crystal, prob. c.400-50, poss. late 4th c., KHM VIIb 1. The Szilágy Somlyó treasure has its own page with other views.
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buckle, gold/garnet, c.400-450, Morgan 2012.2:32
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Honorius silver 6 siliquae, Rome 404-407/08, SMBMünz 18200867
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Priscus Attalus silver multiplum, Rome 409-10, SMBMünz 18200872
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Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, Ravenna, c.425-30. This work has its own page.
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Lateran Baptistery, Rome, octagon exterior, 432-40. This work has its own exterior page.
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Lateran Baptistery, Rome, octagon, 432-40 and later. The baptistery octagon and narthex have their own interior page.
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capital from the parish church of Piangipane, Ravenna, marble, mid 5th c., Ravenna Museo Nazionale 737
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sarcophagus (lid not original), Greek marble, mid 5th c., courtyard of San Vitale, Ravenna, inv. no. 368. For other views see Ravenna.
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Eutropios, marble, c.450-75, KHM I 880, which has its own page
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eagle mount, gold/garnet, c.450-500, Morgan 2012.2:53
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buckle, silver gilt/garnet, c.450-early 6th c., KHM VIIa 188
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buckle fr. Åker, c.450-600, OHM C4901, which has its own page
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eagle head strap end, copper alloy/gilt/glass, c.450-700 Gothic or Byzantine, Morgan 2012.2:58
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mosaics and stucco, Ravenna, Orthodox baptistery, c.451-73. This work has its own pages with contemporary pulpit and exterior walls.
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sarcophagus (lid not original), Greek marble, 2nd half of 5th c., courtyard of San Vitale, Ravenna, inv. no. 369. For other views see Ravenna.
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circus scenes, ivory diptych, 2nd half of 5th c., Hermitage. For detail see Hermitage
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Crossbow fibula, gilt bronze, c.450-500 Belgium or NE France, UMMA 1966/2.17. For profile view see UMMA.
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leopard mosaic, north Syria c.450-500, AIC loan 1974.61
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Early Christian inscriptions regarding prayer, marble, bottom panel dated 483, Vat
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bound pendant from M7 motorway (Hungary) grave 150: pebble in silver, late 5th c., Kaposvár. For additional views see this cemetery's page.
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bow fibula from M7 motorway (Hungary) grave 150: silver, gilt, and niello, late 5th c., Kaposvár. For another view see this cemetery's page.
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bow fibula from M7 motorway (Hungary) grave 269: silver, gilt, and niello, late 5th c., Kaposvár. For another view see this cemetery's page.
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shoe buckle from M7 motorway (Hungary) grave 150: silver, late 5th c., Kaposvár. For additional views see this cemetery's page.
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ampulla in the form of a fish, ceramic, late 5th c. Luxor, Pushkin
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ivory medicine box converted to reliquary, Asclepius and Hygeia, late 5th c., VHM, loan from Sion CT. This work has its own page.
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Sant'Angelo, Perugia, late 5th or late 6th or early 7th c. and later. This work has its own page.
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pendant, gold/garnet/glass, late 5th-early 6th c., Black Sea: Gothic or Byzantine, Morgan 2012.2:39
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earrings, gold/garnet/glass/pearls/silver/gilt, late 5th-early 6th c., Ostrogothic, Morgan 2012.2:111
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Ravenna, Arian Baptistry, late 5th to early 6th c. This work has its own page.
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eagle brooch, gold/garnet/glass/pearls/silver/gilt, late 5th-early 6th c., Ostrogothic, Morgan 2012.2:108
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buckle, copper alloy/gilt/garnet/glass, late 5th-early 6th c., Spain? Morgan 2012.2:57
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altar table, marble (restored left), late 5th c.-c.550.; MAN19589, 20300, 20580 et 90966. For detail see MAN.
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ceramic vessels from Hemmingen grave 14, c.480-510, WLM
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seal matrix of Alaric II, sapphire, 484-507, Vienna Kunsthistorisches Museum. This work has its own page.
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capital from a Ravenna church, marble, 493-526, Ravenna Museo Nazionale 740
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Paul? garnet intaglio, late 5th-early 7th c., DO57.66. For another view see DO.