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Sarcophagus of Junius Bassus, from Rome, 359 CE.

  • Junius Bassus, Roman Art, Late Antiquity
  • marble


Saint Peter's Basilica, Rome. Begun ca. 319 CE by the emperor Constantine

  • Constantine, Roman Art, Late Antiquity
  • concrete, brick, and marble


Christ as the good shepherd, from the "Mausoleum of Galla Placidia," Ravenna (Italy), ca. 425 CE.

  • Alaric, Ancient Rome, Late Antiquity
  • mosaic


Rebecca and Eliezer at the well, from the Vienna Genesis, ca. 500-525 CE

  • Roman Art, Late Antiquity
  • codex made from vellum


Cross-inscribed carpet page, from the Lindisfarne Gospels, Northumbria, England, ca. 700 CE.

  • Early Middle Ages 
  • tempera on vellum


Purse cover, from the Sutton Hoo ship burial in Suffolk, England, ca. 625.

  • Anglo-Saxon, Early Middle Ages
  • gold, glass, and cloisonne garnets


High Cross of Muiredach (east face), Monasterboice, Ireland, 923

  • Irish, Early Middle Ages
  • sandstone


Equestiran portrait of Charlemagne(?), from Metz, France. Nineth century. 

  • Charlemagne, Early Middle Ages
  • bronze


Nave of the church of Saint Cyriakus, Gernrode, Germany. 961-93

  • Ottonian Art, Early Middle Ages
  • sandstone with wooden roof