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Historical Archive: Fourth century, not more precisely datable


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hair pin with human head, bone?, 4th c., Chelles
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curse figure pierced by 13 nails, from a 4th c. assemblage, Egypt, Louvre E27145. For other views see Louvre.
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sarcophagus from
Cahors, marble, 4th c.,
Hermitage Ѡ-1209, which has its own page
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gold-glass: family, 4th c., Hermitage E.2039
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glass bowl w. gold-glass, Cologne 4th c., BM 1881,0624.1, which has its own page
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barbarian and/or soldier, 4th c., Munich Glyptothek. For other views see Munich.
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grave stone of the family of Claudia Maximilla with menorah, Alberti-Irsa 4th c., HNM 62. For full oblique view and detail see HNM.
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lead tank (font?) from Icklingham (Eng.), Chrismon with omega and alpha, 4th c., BM 1946,0204.1. For details see BM.
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Mars, 4th c., sapphire intaglio, Florence MA 14723. For modern impression see Florence MA.
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lamp with peacock, ceramic, 4th c. Hippo Regius (Algeria), KM 0000.00.0202
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horse BAEATVS, 4th c. gold-glass fr. Pljevlje, Montenegro, KHM XI 1178
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saint with spear, 4th c. gold-glass, KHM XIa 80
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saints, 4th c. gold-glass, KHM XIa 37. For detail see KHM.
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Earth personification, linen and wool tapestry, 4th c., Pushkin ET no. 11440
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Nile River personification, linen and wool tapestry stitched to linen, 4th c., Pushkin GMII, I 1a no. 5822
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barbarian prob. fr. sarcophagus Helena, slight angle from below, porphyry, 4th c., V&A A.102-1956. For other views see V&A.
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Mummy portrait, 4th c. Egypt, tempera, Florence MA. This work has its own page.
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lion: gold-glass bowl, western Roman empire 4th c., SMBByz 3312
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youth: gold-glass bowl, western Roman empire 4th c., SMBByz 3336
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bear head: gold-glass bowl, western Roman empire 4th c., SMBByz 3320
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phoenix, stone/glass mosaic, 4th century, ANAM
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man w. workers building a ship, gold-glass fr. cemetery Giordani on via Salaria, 4th c., Vat 60788.2.1
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Moses striking rock, gold-glass, 4th c., Vat 60645
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Noah with dove, gold-glass, 4th c., Vat 60674
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serpent of Temptation, gold-glass, 4th c., Vat 60685
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Adam denying blame, gold-glass, 4th c., Vat 60663
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healing of the paralytic, gold-glass, 4th c., Vat 60686
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Paul/Peter inscription: gold-glass bowl, western Roman empire prob. 4th c., SMBByz 6186
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Paul and Peter: gold-glass bowl, western Roman empire prob. 4th c., SMBByz 6185
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sword hilt fr. life-size figure, bronze, 4th c., SF 1952.44. For detail see SF.
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Roman funerary inscription of Ursinianus in fossiliferous limestone, late imperial (4th c.?), Musée Carnavalet Paris AP 82
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Christogram, banded agate in gold with garnet, 4th c. or modern, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
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beaker with Raising of Lazarus, abraded glass, 4th to 5th c. Rhineland, TMA 48.14
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jug from Fayoum, free-blown glass, 4th-5th c., KM 0000.00.5158
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wide mouthed jar, free-blown glass, 4th-5th c. Egypt, KM 1968.02.0214. For profile view see Kelsey.
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Artemis, Apollo, hero, satyrs, and Maenads on a woman’s tunic, linen and wool, 4th-5th c. Akhmim, Pushkin 5832
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paten, fish inlay poss. 4th/5th c., metalwork mid to second half 9th c., serpentine plate 1st c. BCE/CE, Louvre MR 415. This work has its own page.
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ceramic lamp with menorah from Cyrenaica, Libya, 4th-5th c., Penn L-2002-1.1
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book of wood/wax tablets w. Greek school exercises, Byzantine Egypt 4th-5th c., SMB EgMP P14000. For profile view see Berlin.
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crossbow fibula, bronze, prob. 4th-5th c., MStA 1978.439, which has its own page
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Christian gravestone of blacksmith Flavius Saturninus, marble, 4th-5th c., fr. area San Martino di Terzo, Terzo d'Aquileia, ANAM. For detail see ANAM.
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Holy Rider pendant, copper alloy, 4th-7th c.?, UCh 1988.57. For inscription and side see UCh.
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bracelet, gold/garnet, 4th-8th c. steppes/south forest zone of eastern Europe, MSHM. For other views see MSHM.
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animal plaque, 4th-8th c., north Urals/Kama region, MSHM